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Courgetti (spiralised courgette)

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by paulpapa, May 20, 2016.

  1. paulpapa

    paulpapa Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all

    Just made some courgetti with pesto. Do I need to inject for it? It was 250g of veg with a spoonful of pesto.

    I'm 7.7 right now so I'm kind of intrigued to see what happens without a bolus.

    Thanks

    P
     
  2. smag3

    smag3 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I don't bolus for courgetti and my bs levels do not move!
     
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  3. paulpapa

    paulpapa Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks. If this is true for me, I'll be the happiest man in England! Will update you in two hours. Ha.
     
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  4. ewelina

    ewelina Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I would bolus 1 unit. That will be interesting experiment for you, let us know about the result
     
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  5. paulpapa

    paulpapa Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks Ewelina. I thought of doing 1 unit too, but I'm curious to see what the damage. will do!
     
  6. ewelina

    ewelina Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It wont be a massive damage and you will clearly see if you need a bolus for vegetables or not. I definitely need to count them. You were 7.7 before meal which would probably need a bit of correction
     
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  7. paulpapa

    paulpapa Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Possibly, it's just the first time in weeks I've stayed in the blue Libre bar "in range" for the whole day! It's been such a good blood sugar day. I'm just trying not to correct unless it's meal time or pre-bed at the moment. I can't handle injecting myself so many times a day. I really need that pump!
     
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  8. cz_dave

    cz_dave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Agree. I would also bolus some very small amount.
     
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  9. pinewood

    pinewood Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'd bolus 1 unit too.
     
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  10. paulpapa

    paulpapa Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    1 unit would have been a good idea! Least I know now.
     
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    tpaz Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Can I ask what happened? What was your number after the meal?
     
  12. paulpapa

    paulpapa Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It went up by 0.8mmol


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