Because your body no longer makes insulin, insulin injections play a big role in your diabetes care plan. How much insulin you need to take depends on your blood glucose level, or what you predict the level will be after a meal. Naturally, food also plays an important role in your diabetes management plan, because it contributes glucose to your blood. Usually, physical activity can lower your blood glucose level, decreasing your dose of insulin. So, you'll need to account for exercise and physical activity in your diabetes management plan.
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