Endocrine Question #30
The nurse is alerted that dietary trays are going to be late to the client rooms at 0800 instead of 0730. The nurse plans to administer insulin aspart (Novalog) at 0800. What time should the nurse provide the am meal?
Novalog insulin should be followed by a meal within 5-10 minutes because Novalog is rapid acting insulin. If the insulin is administered at 0800, then food should be available within 5-10 minutes.