In this video, you’ll learn about the Carb Ratio and Correction Factor, two numbers that will help you calculate how much bolus insulin to give for every insulin dose.

The Calculation Sheet for Insulin Doses is available on our clinic’s website here:

The advice in this video is not intended to replace the instructions from your diabetes team. Please talk to your team about how to tailor this information to meet your needs.

This video is part of a wider series about managing diabetes. You can find the full playlist here:


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