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Should I split bolus for McDonald's?

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by anouser1, Mar 13, 2020.

  1. anouser1

    anouser1 · Member

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    Hey all. Thinking of getting McDonald's later (would get chicken strips and chips). But obviously McDonalds is really high in fat. Should I split the bolus? Obviously it's not an exact science for everyone, but would it be recommended?
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have never split bolused for a McDonalds....BUT only you can answer that oone
     
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    Ushthetaff Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m like porl69 I just take as normal and just get it down my neck , saying that not had a Mac Donald s for ages , I prefer a Bk spicy bean burger , but as I’m on a health kick at the mo I’ve not had one of them for ages either , oh the sheltered life I lead lol.
    The only thing I do is take my fast acting insulin about an hour and a half AFTER I’ve eaten Spaghetti Bolognese, but that’s just me it’s an individual thing totally blood sugar dependant but as many here will tell u pasta has a tendency to up your sugars later than u expect ....
     
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    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    Hello @anouser1 from a personal point of view I wouldn't split a bolus on it, for foods like pizza and curry then yes I would, however it's what works for you, so try it without and if this doesn't work then next time you'll know, let us know how you get on ?
     
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  5. anouser1

    anouser1 · Member

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    Thanks for all the help everyone, much appreciated. I also have to split for pizza (which I got right perfectly on my first try the other day ) and spaghetti.
     
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    db89 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have done based on the amount of carbs ordered and/or whether it is rather high fat content. More upfront though.
     
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