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Re: [IP] Carb Counting with Fiber



Actually Cyndy is right on this one, i would err on the lower side, that is
take less of a bolus, if needed correct 2-3 hours later. Beats crashing.
jimb








----- Original Message ----- 
From: "cyndy tengesdal" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, October 19, 2003 6:10 PM
Subject: Re: [IP] Carb Counting with Fiber


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> When learning to do the carb counting for Ben I was taught to subtract
fibre
> grams from the carb count.
> Since this makes such a difference to the amount of insulin you take I
would
> use the smaller amount and correct if you have to.  I would error on the
> side of being a little high than crashing.
> What do you do now when you eat this combo and does what you are doing
work?
> Cyndy, Ontario
> mom to 4,
> Ben Diabetes dxed 06/02
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> > So my point is with this combo
> >
> > Two slices of bread       20 carbs     or   12
> > One Boco Burger            9 carbs     or    6
> > two slices of no fat
> > cheese                              4 carbs    or   4
> >
> >
> > should I be using         33 G          or  22 G
> >
> >  This is a difference of  3 units of insulin for me
> >
> > I was told not to count the fiber unless it was 3 or more grams
> > I was also told to count the fiber
> > I was told also not to count the fiber
> >
> > Any recommedations that are based on research or just go with my own
> > judgement
> >
> > Thansk
> > Wayne
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