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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Klein
20 years experience Family Medicine
Mealtime insulin: A few suggestions: 1. Make sure diet is perfect and consistent. See dietician if needed 2. Work with your md to titrate up your basal insulin 3. Yo ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Lowers blood sugar: Commonly used site of administration for certain hospitalized patients.
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Dr. Gabriel Goren
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Carefull!: Iv Insulin should be administered only by a professional under secure conditions i.e. Controlled environment as it can put a person in hypoglycemia ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Katz
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Don't Worry: This is an old concern & particularly with rapid insulin. With insulin pens & small needles it is hard to hit a large vein. You most likely h ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Basal rate.: Tough call! Start by increasing you 24 hour insulin by about 5% and check your blood sugar 2 or 3 times a day. If that does not control your blood su ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Alex Thomas
16 years experience Neurosurgery
Probably not: 4mm of tonsilar herniation is not technically a chiari malformation as the cerebellar tonsils need to protrude more than 5mm to be abnormal. The othe ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Diabetes: I prefer this term to diabetic. Yes you do have diabetes and it is not yet fully controlled. I would ask your doctor to refer you to a diabetes educ ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Hypoglycemia: To diagnose insulinoma, you need to demonstrate inappropriately high insulin/C-peptide when your glucose is low. A glu of 81 is not low, it is normal. ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Insulin: Both the insulin and blood sugar levels are OK. Why are you concerned about this?
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edison McDaniels
Specializes in Neurosurgery
Doctorspeak: This is doctorspeak for normal findings on the MRI. A flow void indicates there is blood flow. Lack of a flow void would be bad. This is normal. Pro ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Melissa Young
8 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It would depend on several factors - overdose by how much, degree of Insulin resistance, blood sugar at time of overdose, patient's ability to detect ... Read More

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