Give insulin 10-15 minutes before meals.
18 Feb 2020
If you’re unsure of when to give insulin at mealtimes, Healthcare Professionals suggest to give it 10-15 minutes before eating as it takes this long for insulin to start working.
If you need any further guidance with pre-meal bolusing you can contact your clinic for any extra support that you need.
This is part of a series of short Diabetes Essentials films that have been co-created with young people with type 1 diabetes to support good care to help with people’s management.
Please click on the film below to play.