Justin Delgado is husband to Kacie Doyle-Delgado, diagnosed at age 11. After more than a decade together, he considers himself to be an expert carb counter and Dexcom inserter. He graduated with his Master of Science in Finance from the University of Utah in 2013 and has been working in commercial banking since then. He attended his first Friends for Life conference in 2015 and is looking forward to volunteering with the teens.
February 19, 2005
Blood Tests and Insulin Injections, Traveling
Question from Sandy, Utah, USA:
For someone who currently takes Lantus at 2 p.m., but is traveling to Australia, which is 20 hours ahead of Utah, how should she alter the Lantus dose to account for the time difference? She takes Humalog before meals.
For the first day, give the Lantus injection 20 to 24 hours after last injection and then transition to 2 p.m. Australia time when you have gotten on track to local time. There is no exact science to this. Humalog is given which each meal, regardless of time.