A while back I was having trouble remembering if I had given myself a shot. I use the Novolog Flexpen and delivering a shot is a very simple process that requires no thought, especially since I've…Continue
"I workout most days, either weights and walking or swimming. Working out typically lowers glucose for me. If my glucose is under 120 prior to a workout I will take 1 glucose tabs(4 units of carb)depending on my IOB (insulin on board i.e. 1 unit of…"
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"One suggestion I ran across which can be of help is to develop a ritual with a built in system for double checking. What do I mean about this?
Develop a standard set of actions that you follow every time you take an injection. This is what I call a…"
"Thank you! I was going to ask this same question! Half the time I can't remember if I've taken a shot or not. In fact, half the time I can't remember what my bg reading is between the time I test and when I go to take a shot (1 min!?)…"
"To be unsure about the injection of basal insulin has always caused trouble for me - even if it only happens one or two times are year. Thus I have modified the Lilly HumaPen Memoir so I can use it with the Novolog vials. You will find the necessary…"
"Yeah. Of course. It is so monotonous at some point that it becomes like forgetting where your car keys are.
That is why I thought it would be cool to get the memoir, that insulin pen with a memory, but my problem is I inject half units sometimes,…"
A while back I was having trouble remembering if I had given myself a shot. I use the Novolog Flexpen and delivering a shot is a very simple process that requires no thought, especially since I've done it a million times. I do it so much that unless something special happens I may not remember giving myself a shot 20 minutes afterward.This is critical, a doubled shot could mean waking up in the ER a missed shot means high blood sugar. I contacted OneTouch and they graciously upgraded my meter…See More
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