Bolus Calculator

Bolus Calculator

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NDR-UK Ref No: 9435
Publication Format: A4 leaflet
Classification: HP  
Publication date: 09/15
Next Review: 07/18

Freely downloadable chart to help to quickly work out what bolus should be when patient knows how much carbohydrate they are going to have. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

Classification: HP (Health Professional)

Advice requires some explanation from a Health Professional who has basic nutrition knowledge to enable correct implementation.

  • To ensure optimal growth and development by encouraging and promoting self-management of diabetes.
  • To support the patient/client and their carers to adopt dietary practice to help avoid long-term diabetes complications.

The Target Group will know how to use bolus reference table/grid.

  • Mark A. Sperling (eds) ISPAD Clinical Practice Consensus Guidelines 2014
  • Francesca Annan, Physical Activity and Diabetes – health benefits and management strategies for children and young people. Diabetes care for Children & Young People – vol 2 No 1 2013
  • Carmel Smart, Both Dietary Protein and Fat Increase Postprandial Glucose Excursions in Children with type 1 diabetes, and the Effect is Additive. Diabetes care volume 36: 3897 – 3902 December 2013
  • Frances Hanson, Karen Ross, Expressing carbohydrate ratios, Diabetes care for Children & Young People – vol 2 No 1 2013
  • Diabetes Action Plan, The Scottish Government (2010), The Scottish Government, Edinburgh.
  • D De Silva, Helping people help themselves. A review of the evidence considering whether it’s worthwhile to support self-management, The Health Foundation, London. (2011)
  • Guidance on the use of patient education models for diabetes, Technology, Appraisal 60, NICE (2003) London.
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Glycaemic Index

A detailed introduction to GI, its effect on blood glucose and how to adjust bolus accordingly. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9419

Price per pack

£12.00
Corrections

Corrections

Step-by-step guide to reinforce consultation regarding if, when and how to use/calculate a correction bolus. Includes spaces for the patient's health professional to enter personal details as required...

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9437

Price per pack

£12.00
Bolus Insulin

Bolus Insulin

A guide to bolus insulin and ICR. Part of NDR-UK's Paediatric Diabetes range.

  • Pack size: 10
  • Classification: HP
  • NDR-UK ref: 9434

Price per pack

£12.00