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Just wondering of any over diabetic has a go-to number of units (of fast-acting insulin) they inject when they just don't know how much to give (and/or how many carbs are in the meal)... Mines 12

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Ashton-in-Makerfield, GBR
Oops did that by accident...^

Florence, ITA
Usually 6

Ashton-in-Makerfield, GBR
Okay, so it's not just be then, thought i was like afraid to do too much above or below what I took before counting carbs...

Ashton-in-Makerfield, GBR
*me

Bedford, OH
Mines 7 if it's a light meal, 8 if I think it's a higher carb neal

Ashton-in-Makerfield, GBR
Cool, but like some meals I have 30 carbs in and some I have as much as 120 in.....

Hendersonville, TN
Mine is 7 and then I'm on a carb count. For every 12 grams of carbs I add 1 unit of insulin. I have an app to help me count it's called CarbsControl

Hardwicke, GBR
Mine is 4-6 depends on how carby the meal is most of the time I'm making it up! Xx

Ashton-in-Makerfield, GBR
Thanks, glad I'm not alone on this haha

Prescott Valley, AZ
I guess roughly 4-6 depending on the meal as I know I won't go too low. Better to air on side of caution and do a unit or so less than u think 😃

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