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.
July 7, 2003
Daily Care, Insulin Analogs
Question from Valparaiso, Indiana, USA:
I take Lantus twice per day with Humalog before meals, and I have been having high blood sugars in the mornings when I wake up. I tried to increase the Lantus, but my blood sugars were still about 240-250 mg/dl [13.3-13.9 mmol/L] when I woke up. Is it possible my blood sugar is dropping too low and my system is rebounding my sugars high in the morning?
I suggest you talk to your physician about increasing the Lantus (insulin glargine) dose. This should help to bring the fasting blood sugar into line.