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?
"Why so much insight? Clearly he was no ordinary diabetes coach. I soon understood. Gary was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 25 years ago. He understands exactly what a blood sugar of 49 mg/dl or 300 mg/dl feels like, and this makes him approach diabetes patient care in a totally different way."