Things Are Changing!

The migration of TuDiabetes has begun

Content created between now and the launch of our new site on April 20th will NOT be moved to that new home, but our community values and Terms of Service still apply during this time.We are not accepting new members during this transition period. If you want to join the TuDiabetes community please send an e-mail to TuDiabetesAdmin@gmail.com. We will send you an invitation to join after the migration is completed.

Read about the migration and see images of the new site!

soo okay parent with children that are type one, how do you figure out the dosage? I am on my own till the 8th on her dosages of Novalin N , humalog and lantis. She takes N and Humalog in the mornings and L and Humalog at night.

Views: 18

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

Well, I'm not sure how to best answer this question. Can the person who is primarily responsible for her medication tell you how much insulin she needs? This isn't something you want to practice on a small child if you do not know how to care for a diabetic.
I feel oneless makes an excellent observation : one would not start practicing on your child without proper medical advise and supervision .Did anyone teach you how to deliver the insulin ?
If you are interested in some reading material : our Children's Hospital , Vancouver , BC, Canada , Endocrinology department at www.bcchildrens.ca/NR/rdonlyres/SAF5E6DC may be a good place to familiarize yourself about diabetes. Lots of reading material ; maybe overwhelming ??

I am confused about the insulin combonations ...Novalin N is an intermediate insulin , Lantus a long lasting one ???
Call the nurses at the hospital floor where you were staying. I was sent home from the hospital and also realized that I didn't know how much insulin to give. The nurses have been calculating the insulin for a few days. So perhaps they can help. Even better is just to call her doctor.
i called them this morning they said they would show and teach me this thursday. It was kinda un expected for my husband to go back to work so early.
Monday to thursday is an awfully long time to go without insulin for her. Can you not call her doctor? The doctor had to give the order there in the hospital so he should know what he prescribed.
oh no shes getting insulin, i called hubby and then CHOC and then NHCP. NHCP is my appt tomorrow at 0600.
Dear Stretched2thin.

My docs said here is the stuff work it out for your self. I have live a full life and I dont really care when I load some insulin and shoot feels like putting a bullet in a revolver and playing russian roulette. With a child I could not do that. Try asking Sohair on this web site for advice she is a pediactric diabetician in Saudi Arabia. She may have a procedure of how you go about doing this for a child. The situation is may be even worst if you are blessed and a non-diabetic.

RSS

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

DHF Joins Diabetes Advocacy Alliance

Diabetes Hands Foundation is incredibly honored to join the Diabetes Advocacy Alliance, an organization with the drive and potential to affect a powerful, positive impact on diabetes and healthcare policy. Diabetes Advocacy Alliance is a 20-member coalition of leading professional Read on! →

Helmsley Charitable Trust Renews Support for DHF

HELMSLEY CHARITABLE TRUST GRANTS SUPPORT TO DIABETES HANDS FOUNDATION FOR FOURTH YEAR  Funding in 2015 to support major transitions in programs and leadership at Diabetes Hands Foundation BERKELEY, CA: February 18, 2015 – The Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Melissa Lee
(Interim Executive Director, Editor, has type 1)


Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, has LADA)

Emily Coles (Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Director of Operations and Development, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 2)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (has type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2015   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service