Insulin to CHO ratio and correction dose quiz
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Question 1 of 5
1. Question

Amrita’s TDD is units.
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To work out the TDD:


Question 2 of 5
2. Question
You should round your answer to the nearest whole number.

1 unit of insulin will lower Amrita’s blood glucose by mmol/L.
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Remember the 100 rule for working out your ISF/correction dose:


Question 3 of 5
3. Question
John is having a cottage pie for dinner.
Looking at the nutritional information below, how many carbohydrates are in a portion? Fill in the blank.
Nutritional Information Typical values Per 100g Per 400g
servingEnergy Kcal/KJ 85 /357 340/1428 Protein (g) 4.5 18 Carbohydrate (g) 11.5 46 of which sugars (g) 1.7 6.8 Fat (g) 2.3 9.2 of which saturates (g) 1 4 Fibre (g) 1.2 4.8 Sodium (g) 0.2 0.8 
There are grams of carbohydrates in one portion of cottage pie.
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Look at the total carbohydrate content per serving.


Question 4 of 5
4. Question
John decides to have half a can of baked beans with his cottage pie.
Using the nutritional information below, what is the total carbohydrate content of John’s meal?
Round to the nearest whole number and fill in the blank.
Nutritional Information for Cottage Pie Typical values Per 100g Per 400g
servingEnergy Kcal/KJ 85 /357 340/1428 Protein (g) 4.5 18 Carbohydrate (g) 11.5 46 of which sugars (g) 1.7 6.8 Fat (g) 2.3 9.2 of which saturates (g) 1 4 Fibre (g) 1.2 4.8 Sodium (g) 0.2 0.8 Nutritional Information for Baked Beans Typical values Per 100g Per 1/2 can Energy Kcal/KJ 78 /329 162/682 Protein (g) 4.7 9.7 Carbohydrate (g) 12.5 25.9 of which sugars (g) 4.7 9.8 Fat (g) 0.2 0.4 of which saturates (g) <0.1 <0.1 Fibre (g) 3.7 7.7 Sodium (g) 0.6 1.2 
The total carbohydrate content of John’s meal is grams.
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Look at the total carbohydrate content per serving for each food label and add these two figures together.


Question 5 of 5
5. Question
The total carbohydrate content of John’s meal is 72 grams and he has an insulin to carbohydrate ratio of 1 unit of insulin for every 5 grams of carbohydrate.
How many units of bolus insulin will John need to inject for his meal? Fill in the blank and round down to the nearest whole number.

John will need to inject units of insulin for his evening meal.
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To work out how many units of insulin that John will need to take, divide the total carbohydrate content by how many grams of carbohydrate that 1 unit of insulin will cover.

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