# Re: [IPk] CHO v UNITS OF INSULIN

```Thank you all for your replies - sometime I can't see the wood for the
trees. It all seems so simple now. Your replies are much appreciated.

Heather

>From: Pat Reynolds <email @ redacted>
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IPk] CHO v UNITS OF INSULIN
>Date: Thu, 23 Jan 2003 20:11:15 +0000
>
>In message <email @ redacted>, Diana
>Maynard <email @ redacted> writes
> >if they're not eating equal portions, then you just need to work out what
> >proportion of the total pasta he eats.
>This is easy to do ... you simply count out how many spoons you spoon
>out (say it's 20) and of them, how many end up on your son's plate (say
>3).  Then you take the total CHO, divide it by 20, and multiply it by 3.
>
>As you always cook the same ammount of pasta and if you always use the
>same spoon to spoon out, and always give him the same amount, you only
>have to do the calculation once.
>
>The same works for the sauce.
>
>Best wishes,
>
>Pat
>(dm 30+, 508 1+, adorato pasta)
>--
>Pat Reynolds
>email @ redacted
>    "It might look a bit messy now, but just you come back in 500 years
>time"
>    (T. Pratchett)
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