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Word! Bolus

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 as a shot or through an insulin pump.

The Barbara Bush Children's Hospital is a department of Maine Medical Center