What does IOB stand for?

Insulin on board

An acronym seen on diabetes forums and in diabetes literature; refers to the amount of insulin still active in the body after the last "bolus," or insulin injection; often automatically calculated by insulin pumps.


I love the IOB feature on my new insulin pump, since it automatically tracks my needed dosages

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Updated August 19, 2014

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