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Skipping insulin

Discussion in 'Insulin' started by Dzialo, Feb 21, 2014.

  1. Dzialo

    Dzialo · Well-Known Member

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    Is it okay to skip once a week lunch (that means skipping my dose of insulin to)??
  2. mo1905

    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Yes it is if you are basal/bolus. Just make sure your basal doesn't drop your levels. If basal is correct, skipping a meal is fine.

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  3. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    On basal/bolus you can skip either lunch or your evening meal but the one I wouldn't skip is breakfast, skipping breakfast means you'll end up with a liver dump and high bg levels thereafter.
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