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What's it like to diet using insulin and how do you avoid overdose?
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
Pediatrics - Endocrinology
In brief: Diabetes educators
Please discuss this with a certified diabetes educator or your doctor. Oftentimes, Insulin is prescribed based on patient weight, regimented diet or a patient may be given a sliding scale, or an insulin/carbohydrate ratio if taking short acting insulin.
Your diabetes specialist will know how to adjust Insulin doses for dietary/exercise changes to help avoid hypoglycemia.

In brief: Diabetes educators
Please discuss this with a certified diabetes educator or your doctor. Oftentimes, Insulin is prescribed based on patient weight, regimented diet or a patient may be given a sliding scale, or an insulin/carbohydrate ratio if taking short acting insulin.
Your diabetes specialist will know how to adjust Insulin doses for dietary/exercise changes to help avoid hypoglycemia.
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