Lg Cwd
icon-circle-smiley-face

Insulin

Our specialist has suggested Toujeo for our eight-year-old, but it looks like it has not been tested in children. What are the consequences of using it? What is a better alternative?

Read More

My 8 year old niece was diagnosed with diabetes about a week back. The doctors are still testing if it’s insulin dependent or not. If it is insulin dependent, what are the methods by which insulin can be administered? The only method that is known here is of injecting it.

Read More

I’m a 42 year old black male with type 2 diabetes. I’m currently using a 70/30 insulin premix. Is there a formula (i.e., a sliding scale) to calculate the units of insulin required to counteract a given blood glucose level when blood glucose is checked periodically?

Read More

My daughter is 15 years old. She was diagnosed with diabetes four years ago. She has been having unexplained highs. Could it really be that she needs to take more insulin to cover what she eats?

Read More

What will happen if a person who doesn’t have diabetes takes insulin intravenously?

Read More

What is the danger of using insulin for protein synthesis if one covers the insulin with x amount of carbohydrates?

Read More

Sometimes, after injecting my NPH, my blood sugar crashes. Are you aware of this phenomenon?

Read More

I know that Lantus should not be mixed in the same syringe with any other insulin, but are there any restrictions on mixing other types of insulin? Can cocktails of Humalog, Regular, NPH, Lente, and Ultralente be created in the same syringe?

Read More

My five year son was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes about a year and a half ago and just got an insulin pump a month ago. We are having problems getting diluent for the Humalog unless we get it through our endocrinologist which is 65 miles away.

Read More

Our daughter, aged 5 years, has had type 1 diabetes since she was 2 1/2. The insulin injections sting her quite a lot. Also she gets risen red areas on the injection sites that take a few days to return to normal. Have you ever come across this?

Read More