All Discussions Tagged 'bolus' (57)

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Timing a Bolus

I'm using Novolog for bolus now but having trouble figuring out how long before eating to shoot up. I'm still going to 170 or so for meals…

Started by LilliD

19 yesterday
Reply by jack

Insulin Resistance at night?

I am beyond frustrated and have tried everything you can imagine so I'm turning to my fellow diabetic friends for some advice. During the d…

Started by LiL MaMa

16 Dec 13
Reply by Christopher

Intramuscular injections: Discuss

This came up in another discussion, and it really intrigues/interests me. Brian reports that on the occasions he does this (sounds like it'…

Started by Dave

9 Nov 12
Reply by Scott A

do you need to calculate protein and fat grams in addition to carbs?

I originally thought PWD only had to count carbs, and if they are taking insulin, know their insulin to carb ratio. But reading through thi…

Started by v/prediabetic

13 Nov 9
Reply by Mari

Basal or Bolus?

I've been Type 1 for 21+ years and am on MDI. My insulin to carb ratio is a very simple l:10 (Apidra); correction factor an easy 100; and m…

Started by Trudy

20 Nov 1
Reply by David (dns)

Bolus calculations help needed (sensitivity to insulin) - a la Think like a pancreas

I'm reading Scheiner's Think Like a Pancreas. According to Table 7-4 Sensitivity to insulin based on daily insulin usage, I would be somewh…

Started by lh378

9 Sep 11
Reply by Ortiz233

Insulin not working to lower BG after 34+ years of T1D

Hi all ! I really need some help here...I have been T1D since 1980 just got a CGM this month...still take shots can't afford the pump &…

Started by KayLo

28 Aug 24
Reply by PeggyEllen

Pumping & Gastroparesis??

I was wondering for those of you using a pump who also have GP, do you use an Extended Bolus or Multiwave?? I am trying to figure out which…

Started by Chris Ullger

6 Aug 21
Reply by Chris Ullger

Sliding scale

Does anyone still use the sliding scale? If so, what criteria do you use for it? I'm having a fight with a doctor my mom saw while she was…

Started by Cara

6 Aug 10
Reply by sdkate

insulin dosage adjustments

The recommendation is to inject Novolog 20 minutes before meal time. What are some of the options if: a. you eat more than you planned beca…

Started by lh378

9 Aug 10
Reply by lh378

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