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Re: [IP] Chocolate RE: Cheating

The main difference between starbursts and
chocolate is the fat.  Chocolate has high
fat-content and starbursts have no fat.

I usually see bg rise 3 hours after eating
something like chocolate, so I add in an
extended/square bolus when I eat these foods.
I use a similar strategy with high-protein

I got great info on this from my CDE, also
from "Pumping Insulin", and here:


I still consider eating chocolate, cheating since I
find that even on the
pump, I still go high after I eat chocolate so if I
eat chocolate, I have to
prepare myself for going high. It doesn't happen as
much when I eat sweets
like starburst candies or something, just happens with


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