endocrinology
Type 1 diabetes

Safe starting points defined for insulin dose increase with fat/protein heavy meals

Australian research has identified the additional insulin needed to compensate for the effect of a high fat, high protein meal on postprandial glycaemia in people with type 1 diabetes and a typically balanced diet. In one study, the research showed children and young adults 10-23 years of age using pump therapy require an additional 40% ...

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