Carb Counting

This program is designed to help people who are taking a rapid-acting insulin—e.g., Apidra, Humalog, NovaRapid—best manage their blood sugars.

The class offers a good opportunity to learn advanced carbohydrate counting in an interactive and supportive environment.

Carbohydrate Counting is taught by a nurse and dietitian and the following topics are covered:  

  • Correction factor
  • Carbohydrate ratio
  • Exercise adjustment
  • Meal planning guide (measuring/weighing)
  • Label reading (sugar alcohols, fiber)
  • Alcohol
  • Resources (apps, websites)
  • Dining out

Details

This program occurs one Wednesday per month for approximately three hours.

After participants have attended the program, follow-up appointments will be scheduled on an as-needed basis.