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Re: [IPk] unused insulin



>I always consider the unused insulin. Say I test two hours after my meal,
>for which I had 3 units, and I'm at 8.8 mmol. I had three units, so I have
>one unit left, which will lower my BG to 6 by the time the insulin is
>finished. So I'm grand, and I don't need to make an adjustment. However, if
>I'm at 11.6 and I want be at 6, I need to bolus another unit. Being aware
>of unused insulin also helps me figure out if I did successfully match my
>insulin to my food, or what impact a given amount of exercise had on my
>blood sugar.

That's great if it works for you, but it doesn't help me understand why you
consider the unused insulin but not the unused carb.

Any explanations?
Di
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