Try any of these great tools from the Diabetes Mall Toolbox.
Our easy to use and totally anonymous tools provide calorie and carb intakes to maintain your current weight or achieve a desired weight, while entering your current insulin doses if you use insulin will uncover lots of suggestions for new doses you and your doctor can try. Each tool also shows a comparison of your data with that of everyone else who has used it. Enjoy!
New Tool Available
Optimal Insulin Pump Settings Tool
The Optimal Insulin Pump Settings Tool from OpenSourceDiabetes.org is now available on Diabetesnet.com. This tool helps compare the settings in your pump with what the settings would be if averaged from those of more than 100 people in excellent control on insulin pumps.
Total Daily Dose Calculator(TDD)
The TDD calculator adds up all your daily insulin doses and calculates the percentage of each insulin which you use. If you are having frequent highs or lows, adjustments in your TDD are suggested that may help to prevent them.
Basal Dose Review
See how many units you need for your basal or (long acting) insulin based on the selected percentage of basal insulin you enter. Also displays a range of basal doses based on your TDD.
This Insulin to Carb Ratio estimates how many grams of carbohydrate one unit of rapid insulin will cover for you using two methods.
Shows how far your blood sugar is likely to drop per unit of insulin.
Nutrition Tools and Info
Body Mass Index(BMI)
Utilizing World Health Organization information your BMI provides information about your health status. Personal recommendations for your calorie and carb intake and how these carbs can be distributed through the day.
Carb and Calorie Estimator
Based on the Harris Benedict formula, this tool provides a convenient carb and nutritional planner based on your current weight and your desired weight. This tool adjusts your calorie need based on your sex, age and activity level.
The glycemic index measures how fast a food is likely to raise your blood sugar. This can be helpful for managing blood sugars.
Glossary of Terms
A quick reference to any unfamilliar terms found within these tools.
Charting Tools and Graphs
Print out a sample Enhanced Log to easily fax data to your physician.
500 Rule Graph to calculate carb factors using the 450, 500, and 550 Rules.
1800 Rule Graph for quick calculations of Correction Factors using the 1600, 1800, 200, 2200 Rules.
Millimole Basal Percentage Graph shows different basal doses for a day at 45%, 50%, 60%, and 70% of the TDD.