How often do you have unexpected blood sugars after bolusing for a meal?
1-2 times a month
1-2 times a week
All the time
Not that often
People often say that managing diabetes is so difficult because you can eat the same thing every day for breakfast, take the same dose of insulin, and have different blood sugars on each day. This can be so frustrating and make people feel like they are failing at their diabetes. But getting the bolus for meals right depends on a lot of things, including counting the carbohydrates accurately, timing the bolus properly given the glycemic index or fat and protein content, and ensuring that the insulin actually gets into the body properly, just to name a few. Read more.