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When do you usually bolus for a meal?

When do you usually bolus for a meal?
Before the meal
69%
18
At the meal
27%
7
After the meal
4%
1

Pre-bolusing insulin before a meal is essential to achieving blood glucose targets. Even the fastest injected insulin takes 15 to 20 minutes to start lowering blood sugar, while carbohydrates in a meal can begin raising blood sugar in just a few minutes.

The majority of our families report blousing before a meal.

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