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Is it needed to adjust insulin after having cookies?

My friend said she had to adjust her insulin if she ate one of my cookies.. ? because she has diebetes. Why does she have to adjust it? Or is she just lying? She never eats at lunch time.
Thu, 31 Mar 2011
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I dont understand that too. Just having one cookie will not cause a lot of change in sugar levels, unles she already has a uncontrolled sugar levels and poor diet control. She should take her meals on time and also take 5-6 small meals instead of 3 big meals. Get her sugar levels tested and do regular follow ups.

General & Family Physician Dr. JItendra Sharma's  Response
Eating just one cookie- will not change much for her. It is quiet surprising. You just simply cannot calculate the insulin dose depending upon what you eat.

You need to get your blood sugar and Hba1c done. Then your physician shall adjust the blood sugar accordingly.
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