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Insulin

My seven year old son was recently diagnosed and put on N and NovoLog. He has since been much more fidgety in school. Could this be caused by the insulin?

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My son takes NovoRapid for meals at five hour intervals, NPH at 9 p.m. His blood sugars are often high three and a half hours after meals. Are we testing too soon or is this expected?

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Since his January diagnosis, my son needs only 3.5 units of NPH daily. His blood sugars are consistently around 100 mg/dl [5.6 mmol/L]. Could he have type 2? Could it just be the honeymoon? What tests can be done?

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When I received my 1.5 ml Humalog pen cartridges, a sticker was attached indicating Lilly is ceasing production of these cartridges. Can you confirm this information?

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Since we are going to Australia for a year, should we ship supplies since we cannot carry it all? Can my friend get insulin in Australia?

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To help lower his morning blood sugars, the doctor wants my son to try Lantus, but my son doesn’t want a lunch shot. Is there a regimen that does not include a lunch shot?

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I am 22 and take Amaryl and Avandamet. Despite exercise and healthy eating habits, I still have high blood sugars. Will insulin help me? Or, is there something else going on?

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Since switching to NovoLog and Lantus, my daughter’s blood sugars are consistently around 200 mg/dl [11.1 mmol/L]. What do you recommend?

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Could you give me some advice about what I should eat or drink to help my sugar come down? Can I change the insulin to tablets or medication?

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Currently on Glucomet and Glucobay, my recent A1c was 7.21. What should I do to lower it? Should I take insulin?

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