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What Is A Remote Insulin Pump
Insulin pumps is a convenient way to give insulin. The Insulin is in a reservoir and gets pumped through a needle into the skin nearby. You can program it to give a variable basal rate, and you tell it how much Insulin to give with meals. However, the pump does not measure glucose. You still need to do this. The Insulin pump is good for type 1 diabetics who are motivated to ...Read more
Is there a test to determine if it's type one diabetes where the pancreas is not producing any insulin?
Delivers Insulin: An Insulin pump is a device that holds Insulin in a resevoir and delivers it to the body via a small needle placed, often in the fatty tissue of the abdomen. Insulin is pumped at a rate set by the doctor/patient to provide a continuous flow of insulin. Often the patient will press a button to deliver a slightly larger dose of Insulin at mealtimes. The devices are getting smaller all the time. ...Read more
Can be used together: Many patients on Insulin pumps also use a continuous glucose sensor, a device that measures the glucose in the tissues under the skin. This does not totally eliminate the need to do fingerstick testing, but gives much more information than intermittent testing. The results of displayed by the monitor can be used by the patient to make decisions about how much Insulin to take. ...Read more
Insulin meter: I presume you mean a blood sugar meter. If that is correct there are many brands of blood glucose meter, most being available at your pharmacy. If you have diabetes your doctor should have given you some ideas of which blood glucose meter to use. Do you indeed have diabetes? If so you should have been using a glucose meter by now. What am I missing? ...Read more
Is lantus (insulin glargine) is related to the risk of cancer or not?? Please answer me fast i am very tensed.
If a patient needs to take >50 units of lantus (insulin glargine) at a time, is there any data that says it should be split into different sites or syringes? Thank you.
Lantis : Lantis is a slow release Insulin injection that is administered once a day, good for 24 hours. Humulin is not the same. Humulin lasts for about 14 hours and peaks differently than lantus (insulin glargine). If you were to switch to humulin, you may need to give your self 2 injections/day to regulate your blood sugar. Let your doctor know what your wishes are and that you'd like to opt for a substitute, one that is more affordable. The change may, however, change the way you administer Insulin to yourself in terms of how many injections you need in a day, as well as the frequency for which you check your blood sugar. ...Read more
After 1-2-3 hours from a meal glycemia is always 90-100.it doesn't grow.basal Insulin is high. Could it be early diabetes?insulinoma?wrong diet?thanks
Is there a simple blood test to measure pro gastrin releasing peptide (pro GRP) or does it have to be done at a specialist centre.
Not a regular test: I have not heard about this test. So I doubt that you can get it done in an ordinary lab. Ask your doctor who advised you to do this test. He or she will know where to send you or they may take your blood sample and ship it to a lab that they know can do it. Are you seeing a gastroenterologist for any stomach problem?. Best wishes. ...Read more
Diabetes: Does a person hold the needle of a Humalog (insulin lispro) Kwik Pen in place in the stomach for a count of 6 to make sure insulin is in the body, or not?
Best: It is best to hold needle in place for a good 5 seconds to insure complete injection of dose into the subcutaneous tissue. ASk your doctor to set you up an appointment with a diabetes educator who would be happy to go over injections in person with you. Another option is to call Lilly, the make of HUmalog (insulin lispro) and they can provide support for you as well. ...Read more
Is there a way that cord blood of a child can be used by the type 1 diabetic father to eliminate insulin shots?
No: That is not possible.Get a more detailed answer ›
Hypoglycemia/diabete: Some people who are hypoglycemic for no other reason, can go on some time in their life and become diabetics. ...Read more
What is the best way to diagnose pre diabetes? Id regular blood test is negative is there still a chance to have pre diabetes?
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