Question of Week | Bolus insulin to cover steak and salad?

JT tells you, “if I have a steak and salad for dinner, I will give myself 2-3 units of bolus insulin”. 

What is the best response?

  1. That could be dangerous, since bolus insulin is used to cover carbs.
  2. How many times has your glucose dropped using that approach?
  3. I am curious to know how that has affected your post meal glucose.
  4. Giving the insulin after the meal might be a better idea.

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