LS uses an insulin pump and the 500 rule for carbohydrate coverage. For breakfast, LS plans to eat ½ cup of oatmeal, 3/4 cup of blueberries, a cup of skim milk, a tablespoon of peanut butter, and a cup of coffee with a packet of Splenda. Her insulin to carb ratio is 1 to 12 for breakfast and lunch. Her insulin to carb ratio is 1 to 15 for dinner.
How much insulin does LS need for breakfast?
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