On the days you exercise, you may need to lower your basal / background dose from 2 to 4 units or more, depending on the type and intensity of exercise.
Warning: Please work with your healthcare provider. Although the following suggestions may be common approaches to insulin dose adjustment, you want to be sure you are safe and under the guidance of a professional before changing your insulin regimen. It takes time to understand these steps and to see how your body responds.
Tip courtesy of Theresa Garnero, APRN, BC-ADM, MSN, CDE.
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