From London, UK:
My boyfriend is type 1 (for 30 years) and injects early morning, midday and at around 6 P.M. He eats within a half hour of the 6 P.M. jab and will have a small snack before midnight. He insists he cannot eat out later in the evening as it doesn't fit with this routine. Is there any way to alter this routine? Can he snack around 6 and eat more later?
It sounds like your boyfriend might be using a long acting insulin for his 6 P.M. shot and possibly in the morning too. He certainly could have more flexibility by using a rapid acting insulin such as Humalog or by converting to pump therapy. All of this should be discussed with his diabetes team and a plan put in place that will allow him to lead the kind of life he chooses.
Original posting 30 Mar 2000
Posted to Meal Planning, Food and Diet
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:10
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