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Hello Karen, Do you count the carbs before you eat? as this may help you to make a closer dose to the fast acting insulin. If you are getting lows then back off on the dose of insulin as this may help you. If you are high to start with then insulin would take longer to work.
Say if you about to have a meal and test then you see a high then take your shot and wait 20 Minuets then eat. If low eat now and take the shot. I hope this helps. :):D
 

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Is it not frowned upon to take your short acting insulin several times a day, instead of at meal times? I have always wondered about this.
What type are you? If you are one then there is a basel like Levmir or Lantus will do the job instead of several shots of Humalog or Novorapd. Use the fast acting for the meals.
 

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When I eat very very low GI carbs like pizza, chocolate, cream ice cream, cakes with cream or whipped cream etc, I do the following:
When I eat, I take only third of the amount I estimate I need
every hour, I test my BG and correct with my fast acting insulin.

I do this foe at least 3-4 hours (depending on the type of the food).
Hope you know how to fix.

thanks,
Iris
Hey Iris, That's an intence Bolus!! :D I should try that next time I indolge in a low GI value food. ;):D:)
 
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