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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience in Endocrinology
Insulin pump: It is a good insulin pump, and many users like it. However, an insulin pump often does not solve your blood sugar issues. It requires a lot of care, ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Patch pump: Hi. Omnipod is a "patch pump", meaning the pump attaches directly to your skin every 3 days, and there is no tubing attaching the pump to the infusion ... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Love them: 40% of the Insulin we produce is secreted all the time at different rates and the other 60% our pancreas produces to metabolize (burn) the carbohydrat ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
Helpful: Insulin pumps are most helpful in type1 diabetics who eat frequently throughout the day, have tendency towards high sugars in the morning due to "dawn ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience in General Practice
HYPOGLYCEMIA: Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is a complication of getting too much of any insulin. Since Lantus (insulin glargine) Insulin is injected you may have ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience in Pharmacology
Rapid acting insulin: Like other Insulin analogs Humalog (insulin lispro) (lispro) is a rapid acting meal time insulin. It can be injected before or immediately after meal. ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Depends on you: Taking Insulin by injection or by pump are both good options. There are very many well-controlled people with diabetes who do each. The primary questi ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Basal insulin: 40% of the Insulin a pancreas makes is done constantly and the other 60% is done to respond to your carbohydrate ingestion(when you eat). Lantus (ins ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Congratulations: Great move. Well, NovoLog is quicker acting but also quicker getting out of your system. So make sure you eat as soon as you inject. As with any insul ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience in Endocrinology
Lantus (insulin glargine): I am assuming that your insulin injections have been started not long ago. Injections should not cause weight gain but there is a more important issue ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience in Endocrinology
Many places in world: Novorapid (insulin aspart) is the brand name for Insulin aspart, a rapid-acting Insulin medication, manufactured by novo nordisk. In the United States ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Need more info: Most people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes continue to make insulin for many years. The way to tell this is by measuring a blood level of c-peptide. A ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No: The main danger is low blood sugar when you take too much.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Rosenblum
27 years experience in Family Medicine
Yes, and better: The continuous glucose monitoring systems represent a tremendous advance in the ability for Insulin controlled diabetics. Although they still need to ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seema Patel
26 years experience in Holistic Medicine
Insulin: If you have type 1 diabetes, you need insulin, which can be from injections or the pump that is placed inside you. Type 2 diabetes is from Insulin re ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
Insulin: It is a long acting Insulin used in Insulin dependent diabetics.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: These are two very good Insulin frequently used in the treatment of both type of diabetes.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chevon Rariy
13 years experience in Endocrinology
First need rx: Would discuss with your local doctor as you would need a prescription for the medications. Your local doctor /pharmacist should be able to point you i ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience in Pharmacology
Refrigerator/Room tp: Unopened vials /pens can be stored in refrigerator till expiration date on the product. Once removed from the refrigerator, opened/unopened vials can ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience in Pharmacology
Both biosynthetic : Novolog and Novolin R are both meal time insulins. Novolog can injected before or immediately after meals, while Novolin R must be at least 30 minut ... Read More
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A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patty Crocker
29 years experience in Anti-Aging Medicine
Need C-peptide test: Since exogenous (injected) insulin will show on a blood test, C-peptide should be measured to assess for endogenous insulin. Proinsulin is made by th ... Read More
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