How much insulin should you take if you don’t know how much carbohydrate you’re going to eat?

If you don’t know how much carbohydrate you will consume in a meal, consider splitting your rapid-acting insulin dose. Take enough insulin at the beginning of the meal to cover the amount of carbohydrate you know you will eat, then take more insulin as soon as you know you’ll eat more than that.

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