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A 64-year-old male asked:

His blood sugar is 106, does he need 113 units of humulin (insulin)?

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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 45 years experience
Need more info: This is a complex question, and you need to see your provider, and you would benefit from some intense sessions with a diabetes educator. On the surface, this seems like a lot of insulin. But what kind of humulin? N, r, 70/30? What does the sugar usually run? Is he about to eat? Does he have frequent hypoglycemia? Some people need this much insulin, and you don't want to wait for high glucose.
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