The era of continuous glucose monitoring has put a spotlight on the many fluctuations that a person with diabetes (PWD) has in a day, and even in an hour sometimes. With access to this data, it is understandable why PWD are looking to make the hills in their blood sugar roller coasters less steep. One way to help decrease the dreaded post-meal spike is to do what we can to match insulin to the food we’re eating. It’s not just about the pre-bolus; it is also about the types of food consumed and how quickly or slowly foods absorb in the body. Continue reading.
How often do you find you’re struggling to match the insulin you take at a meal with the protein and fat that are in that meal?
Some of the time
Not very often
Not really sure