Chapter 7. Matching Insulin Doses to Carbohydrate Intake

  1. Jill Rodgers

Published Online: 9 FEB 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988053.ch7

Using Insulin Pumps in Diabetes: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Professionals

Using Insulin Pumps in Diabetes: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Professionals

How to Cite

Rodgers, J. (2008) Matching Insulin Doses to Carbohydrate Intake, in Using Insulin Pumps in Diabetes: A Guide for Nurses and Other Health Professionals, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, West Sussex, England. doi: 10.1002/9780470988053.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 9 FEB 2009
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470059258

Online ISBN: 9780470988053

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Keywords:

  • blood glucose;
  • hypoglycaemia;
  • thickened liquids;
  • carbohydrate;
  • deteriorates

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • An Introduction to Carbohydrate Assessment

  • Assessing Carbohydrate Content in Practice

  • Accounting for Alcohol

  • Eating Away From Home

  • Working Out Insulin to Carbohydrate Ratios

  • Which Type of Bolus to Use

  • How to Teach Carbohydrate Assessment

  • Conclusion

  • References