What does bolus mean?

I thought I’d throw in a few T1D vocab posts in every once in awhile. I am a teacher, after all. Today’s T1D word is: bolus According to Miriam-Webster, a bolus means: a large dose of a substance given by injection for the purpose of rapidly achieving the needed therapeutic concentration in the bloodstream. In the… Continue reading What does bolus mean?

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How it’s going to be.

The other night we had Culver’s for dinner. I had a coupon, so I let Luke get a Concrete Mixer with dinner. He’s had one before, since diagnosis. No biggie. We’ll just bolus* for it. A few hours pass and we seemed to have done pretty well with our carb-counting and bolusing. Luke’s blood sugar remained… Continue reading How it’s going to be.