All Discussions Tagged 'insulin' (508)

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Need a hand figuring out where to store my insulin.

It turns out our fridge has been intermittently freezing my insulin. (figured this out after finding water bottles next to it with ice in t…

Started by Kevin H

8 13 hours ago
Reply by Emmy

Timing a Bolus

I'm using Novolog for bolus now but having trouble figuring out how long before eating to shoot up. I'm still going to 170 or so for meals…

Started by LilliD

19 on Thursday
Reply by jack

inhalable insulin?

I was just reading a free diabetes magazine and there was an interesting article. Apparently in June the FDA approved Afrezza, a rapid acti…


9 on Monday
Reply by Jen

Insulin Resistance at night?

I am beyond frustrated and have tried everything you can imagine so I'm turning to my fellow diabetic friends for some advice. During the d…

Started by LiL MaMa

16 Dec 13
Reply by Christopher

why don't we inject insulin intravenously?

I had a thought in the shower today (as one does). Two of the major obstacles to better glycemic control are the slow absorption of subcuta…

Started by niccolo

39 Dec 9
Reply by JustLookin

are basal insulin readings always low in people with LADA?

If you are moving towards a LADA diagnosis, you don't produce sufficient insulin and you are usually insulin sensitive, at least in the ear…

Started by v/prediabetic

3 Dec 6
Reply by JohnG

Starting Bolus Insulin

I'm going to start bolus insulin with a NovoLog FlexPen. For the past year I've been struggling with only diet and oral meds for post prand…

Started by LilliD

17 Dec 5
Reply by Dave

My biggest insulin pen fear!

Hey all, I'm a newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic aged 17, meaning that i still go to school. My biggest fear is giving myself an insulin shot…

Started by Adele

24 Dec 3
Reply by Adele

Are my number too high already? When to start insulin?

I think I haven't opened my own thread here yet, although I find you people here most helpful (compared to other forums), by far. I've been…

Started by krisa

41 Nov 30
Reply by niccolo

Infusion Set Site: Blood Beneath

So I have the tandem insulin pump and currently have a cannula attached to my left side. Today I noticed there is a bit of blood seeping in…

Started by DFresh

10 Nov 25
Reply by elizabetta




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