What you need to know about bolus advisors

Bolus advisors are helpful for the management of diabetes but educators must individualise their use to get the best outcomes their patients, says CDE Maxine Schlaeppi.

Ms Schlaeppi says educators should take time with patients to set up the most appropriate settings for their bolus advisor.

“If you do it too quickly, you may lead yourself into some errors…like choosing the wrong number or forgetting to set up one part of the meter itself.”

But once done correctly, bolus advisors have a number of benefits, such as reducing calculation mistakes and improving