Target Glucose: 150 or higher
Eat a healthy, balanced breakfast before you arrive.
Take all medications as prescribed, EXCEPT take only 1/2 your normal dose of insulin.
Hold all oral diabetic medications and insulin the day of treatment.
Eat a healthy, balanced meal before you arrive.
The night before, take all medications as prescribed.
Take 1/2 your insulin dose on the morning of your treatment.
Take all other medications as prescribed.
Insulin Pump Users
Turn pump off two hours before treatment.
Do NOT eat breakfast if you have a morning treatment.
Turn pump back on immediately after treat is complete
BEFORE you come
what to eat
BEFORE YOU COME
Prior to a PIR infusion, it is advised to eat higher-protein meals/snacks. If a high amount of carbohydrates is consumed prior to treatment, blood glucose levels will affect the infusion. Consuming foods/snacks higher in protein will not cause extreme spikes in blood glucose levels.
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