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)
- Resources (apps, websites)
- Dining out
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.