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Word! Bolus

Word! Bolus


Say: bo-lus

You know that medicine needs to be taken in the right amount, or dose. For someone with diabetes, a bolus means a single, large dose of insulin taken to handle a rise in blood glucose (a type of sugar). A bolus is given through an insulin pump.

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