Adjusting Insulin For Dietary Fat
Feb 1, 2020
Editor: David L. Joffe, BSPharm, CDE, FACA
Author: George McConnell, PharmD. Candidate, LECOM School of Pharmacy
Despite counting carbohydrates properly, many patients still have issues with glycemic control, especially after meals that are high in fat. Research has shown that dietary fat impacts glucose levels after meals. The American Diabetes Association recommends incorporating fat and protein into mealtime insulin dosing, but optimal insulin dose adjustments are still unclear.
This study sought to determine the effect that dietary fat had on postprandial glucose....
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