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Why Does My Night Time Insulin Sting Me So Much After Injecting
Is it safe to use your diabetic needle twice when your injecting two different insulin's at the same time?
Not recommended: Once the needle goes through your skin, two things happen. First , it gets dull. Little bits of metal stick out, so the needle causes more pain with later injections, and the metal bits can break off under the skin causing soreness. Additionally, the needle can pick up bacteria from the skin, and when you insert the needle into the Insulin vial, contaminate the Insulin with bacteria. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
When a person injects insulin in the same place for a long period of time, does the skin harden over time?
When a person injects insulin in the same place for a long period of time, does the skin scar or harden over time?
Lipoatrophy: Repeated Insulin injections can leave unsightly swelling or even deterioration of the subcutaneous fat known as lipoatrophy. Furthermore, if Insulin is injected into areas where lipoatrophy is present, the absorption rate will vary, which will cause blood sugars to fluctuate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I use insulin 4+ times a day sometimes I see blood where I inject what would happen if I accidently inject insulin in my blood stream, would my blood sugars drop to fast and to low, and I may blackout. I try not to but what if?
Diabetes: At your age you most likely have type 2 diabetes and, if so, your goal should be to get rid of diabetes. No you won't blackout! Improve your diet . Go online to "NuVal" and learn a lot about good, not so good, and bad for you foodstuff. Also start a regular exercise program. Done properly type 2 diabetes can be beaten! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Last night sugar was 135 before bed.I didn't eat anything else..I injected the dose of lantus (insulin glargine) like every night and woke up with my sugar at 315...
My wife deliver a child 5 years ago , she was injected 4 drips of unknown insulin per now she suffer backpain and to much wetness what the cause /soln?
Insulin back pain: Insulin drip? Maybe she had out of control gestational diabetes, but it cannot cause back pain. It may be most likely due to disc problems which occur in young mothers when they repeatedly lift infants bending down esp if the child is heavy. See a gynecologist for her gynaecological issues. Even an inverted uterus can cause backpain. ...Read more
Abdomen or thigh: Depending on the patient, Insulin is usually given in either the abdomen or thigh, and most patients report the abdomen hurts less. That said, Insulin needles are so small and slim, they usually hurt very little anywhere you use them. Remember, it's important to move your injection sites around to prevent skin problems. ...Read more
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