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RE: [IP] Do you use your bolus wizard?



 I use it because it allows me to enter and track my BG. I have about 9 meters
scattered around, so it would be difficult to get a good sampling of my BGs from
a single meter.

 I frequently adjust the correction amount based on what I know. Usually I have
to go higher when my BG is above 200.

 I too am bad about carb counting. I know I get 5 units / 15g of carbohydrates,
so I'll often look at something and say "that's about 20 units of insulin" and
enter 4 carbs in the bolus wizard. Or "last time I took 35 units and was high 4
hours afterwards, so I need to take more this time".

 It's rare I eat a meal that consists entirely of measured portions as I
frequently travel and eat out a lot.

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Sent: Tuesday, January 07, 2014 1:47:11 PM
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Subject: [IP] Do you use your bolus wizard?

I haven't had very much luck with it being accurate, and for years now I
just look at my food and calculate what I need based on how my blood sugars
have reacted in the past to that food.

I occasionally go back to trying to use the Bolus Wizard but it doesn't
take fat / protein into account and I always end up high.

My doctors over the years always seem surprised when I tell them that I
don't use the bolus wizard.

Just wondering if I am the only one who just kind of looks at the food and
tries to make an educated estimate.  Or if you have ideas on how to make
the bolus wizard more accurate.

Glenn
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