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Insulin Analogs

For high blood sugars, should my daughter get a shot of short-acting and long-acting insulin or just the long-acting insulin, then checked in an hour?

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Since my daughter’s last two A1cs have been 6.3, should we switch to Lantus/Humalog as the diabetes team has recommended?She does have fluctuations in her blood sugar. Does a Lantus/Humalog combination work better than and NPH/Humalog combination?

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The doctor thinks my son’s body is producing antibodies to the insulin we are injecting. His blood sugars remain high on injections, despite different insulin regimens. What should we do?

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Since his diagnosis with type 1, my son’s weight has not gone up very much, even though he eats a lot. Should I give him more carbohydrates/more insulin? Why does his Humalog take so long to work? Could there be a problem with his thyroid?

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Because she hates taking insulin, for dinner, my teen eats only vegetables and meat and exercises one hour later. Four hours after eating, her blood sugars may be slightly elevated. Is this dangerous?

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My new doctor switched me from Humalog to NovoLog, but I am now having consistent highs. Why is this happening? Should I find another doctor to put me back on Humalog?

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After my insurance changed me from Apidra to Humalog, I began experiencing nighttime seizures. Have you heard of others who are extra sensitive to Humalog?

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My sister just switched to Humalog before dinner, but a friend who is a diabetes specialist, said not to use Humalog because it has severe long-term side effects. Would you please give us more information about the pros and cons of Humalog?

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I have type 2 diabetes and use 70/30 insulin. In the middle of night, I eat food because my blood sugar drops. My A1c and blood pressure are good, but energy is still elusive. Would I function better with Lantus?

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I have had type 1 diabetes for 22 years, and recently switched from twice-daily NPH/Regular insulin to an evening Lantus injection with Humalog boluses based on carbohydrate intake. Three times now I have forgotten to take my evening Lantus injection. I know I forgot it as soon as I wake up the next morning, but I can’t find any information on what to do next. The Lantus prescribing information does not address this situation.

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