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Where do you get the diluent for Novolog? Can you use the same for Humalog?

February 5, 2019
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Just diagnosed, my adult son takes insulin for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, but what should he do for evening/dinner insulin if he has a late breakfast and lunch, skips dinner?

September 21, 2016
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If a Lantus injection were injected directly into a vein, could the Lantus start working immediately and cause a person to go low?

September 1, 2016
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For the past few years, my teen son has had extreme muscle pain and tightness the day after exercise. Is this a side effect of Lantus or something else diabetes-related? What do you recommend?

July 23, 2015
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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?

July 30, 2013
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I use NovoRapid and Levemir. I have had lipohypertrophy that slowly disappeared, but I now have crater-like pits on both my abdomen and legs, where I inject insulin. How can I prevent more of these from appearing?

April 3, 2012
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My teen daughter has been pumping Humalog for five years. She has developed lipoatrophy at injection sites in several areas. She does rotate sites. What do you advise?

October 3, 2011
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My daughter has developed lipoatrophy on her upper right leg. What can we do to get rid of the depression? Would a longer pen needle help?

September 27, 2011
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My son was put on Humulin 70/30. Can he take Lantus and short acting insulin?

July 31, 2011
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We’ve gotten conflicting information about the duration of Humalog. One doctor said two hours; another said four. So, is a two hour post meal test really accurate?

February 1, 2011
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Even though I keep increasing his Levemir dose, my son is still having high blood sugars around dinnertime. I don’t think he is rebounding. What do you recommend?

January 19, 2011
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My daughter’s new doctor wants her to switch from Lantus to Levemir, but I thought these were the same insulin. Why would the doctor suggest this?

January 7, 2011
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Recently, the NovoLog corrections I’ve given my son during the night have not lowered his blood sugar very much. Why is this happening? My sone is 12 and has had diabetes for eight years.

March 1, 2010
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Is my daughter’s insulin regimen a cause for concern? Her breakfast ratio 1:1.6; lunch 1:2.3; and dinner 1:1.6. She takes 10 units of Lantus before dinner.

March 1, 2010
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For about a month, my daughter has been having elevated morning blood sugars. We increased her Levemir by two units two days ago and have seen no major difference. How do we ensure she is closer to 100 mg/dl [5.6 mmol/L] in the morning?

December 19, 2009
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After 10 years of a certain correction factor, I am now experiencing lows when I correct with lispro. Does this mean I have an issue with insulin acceptance?

December 18, 2009
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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?

November 8, 2009
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Diagnosed three months ago, my teen daughter was told by an endocrinologist to decrease her evening Lantus and take Humalog before meals instead of Lantus only. She had several elevated readings using the Humalog. Is it necessary to use the short acting insulin or can she continue to take the one evening injection of Lantus if this is creating normal daytime sugar levels?

November 4, 2009
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What is the best time of day to take a Lantus injection?

October 15, 2009
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On Mixtard 30, NovoRapid and Lantus, my daughter spends a lot of time high. Our doctor’s suggestions aren’t very helpful. What do you suggest?

September 29, 2009
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