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Re: [IP] carb counting



Michael wrote:
> 
> On Thu, 20 Nov 1997 email @ redacted wrote:
> > What do you people do when you are out, and don'y know the carb count of
> > something? Do you not eat it? do
> > you take a guess? Just what do you do?
> Yep!
> Rember exchanges? (how could you forget) estimate like that.
> 
> After carb counting awhile, you will be able to look at a plate of food
> and guess within about 10%. Really!!  Lily can about 80-90 % of the time.
> 
> The other trick is to eat, check in 1 hour, look at the rise or fall of
> bg and adjust by using the unused insulin rule (or its converse if you're
> high).  You'd be supprised how many servings of things are exactly one
> exchange.
> 
> Michael
> 
Michael,

Could you share (perhaps again I'm afraid) the "unused insulin rule"?

Thanks!!

Ruth
> >