Basal insulin is the foundation of intensive insulin management. Appropriate basal insulin doses are necessary to ensure personal safety, lifestyle flexibility, and optimal blood glucose control. Whether you use an insulin pump or take insulin by injection, this course will teach you the “art and science” of fine-tuning your basal insulin doses. Specific topics include:
The science behind basal insulin
The basal/bolus relationship
Options for meeting basal insulin needs
Procedures for testing basal insulin settings
Guidelines for making basal insulin adjustments
Applying temporary changes to basal insulin
Do you have what it takes to “test out” of this class?
Might we be able to teach you something new, or do you already know it all when it comes to basal insulin?
"Gary lives with type 1 diabetes himself, is an exercise physiologist and a Certified Diabetes Educator. All of that mixed together means that, for most people, he totally gets it. I also think he has a gift for explaining things in a way that make sense and that can be used in the real world."