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[IP] Unused Insulin

so, if we ate dinner at 6 PM and at 8 PM geneva is 190...should we still
correct to a target of 150 (post meal goal)  LESS the unused insulin...

or should we leave a post meal high alone?

ruth and geneva

> Humalog is used up at 1/3 per hour (this varies slightly according to who
> ask).  Before you correct for a high, figure out how much is left from
> last dose (divide by 6 for 1/2 hours).  If there is enough unused insulin
> board  to cover the high, don't correct.  If not enough only give the
> difference needed: subtract unused insulin still available from the
> correction needed.  That way you will not overcorrect and crash later.

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