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Re: [IP] Poll: Do you bolus before, during or after meals?



I usually bolus as I begin eating. When I am eating out, I bolus as the
courses come.

Peter

on 3/1/01 4:25 PM, Bonnie Stone at email @ redacted wrote:

> It is my purely unscientific and subjective observation that bolusing
> during or after a meal gives better post meal blood glucose's than doing
> a premeal bolus.  This makes sense,  when you consider than a person who
> does not have diabetes, does not get that burst of insulin until after
> eating, in response to the carbohydrate's effect and the rising BG.
> I am a diabetes educator and a pump trainer and have been trying to help
> clients determine what works best for them.  Several have shown better
> control with post meal bolusing.  One person commented that he could eat
> as much or as little as he wanted vs being committed to eat enough to
> cover his bolus.
> What do you do, and why?
> Thanks for any info.
> Bonnie Stone
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Peter
Type I - 1972
MM508 - 5/2000
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