endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes

Insulin dose adjustment for high fat meals: new recommendations

Mealtime insulin doses need to be increased by up to 20% for high fat meals because the amount of fat consumed has a dose-response relationship with postprandial glycaemia, Australian research shows. Insulin also needs to be dosed as a dual-wave to optimise the glycaemic response to higher fat meals, according to Dr Kirstine Bell and ...

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