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Correction dose

Discussion in 'Insulin' started by angie92, Oct 17, 2019.

  1. angie92

    angie92 Type 1 · Member

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    Hi

    I’m on humalog and lantus insulin. I’m just wondering how you work our a correction dose and I’ve just changed monitors which use to do it for me. I’m just a bit stuck my diabetes nurse is rubbish and won’t help me
     
  2. angie92

    angie92 Type 1 · Member

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    My glucose meter did tell me my correction dose Kim I’ve got a new meter. So I need to figure out how to do the correction dose myself
     
    #2 angie92, Oct 25, 2019 at 10:35 PM
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  3. EllieM

    EllieM Type 1 · Moderator
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    I've read your other post. Can I ask, roughly, how much total insulin you take on a typical day (bolus plus basal)? There's a rough starting point calculation that my clinic used when I first started with them and I want to see if that agrees with the 3.5 on your other thread.

    Also, be aware that you can't really calculate insulin sensitivity/correction doses if your basal isn't right.....
     
  4. angie92

    angie92 Type 1 · Member

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    It’s about 70 units a day
     
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