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My husband type 2 diabetic has problem with blood sugar going up during the night even if ok when he goes to bed on humalog (insulin lispro) concentrate any ideas?

Yes. There are many reasons for the liver to keep producing sugar or he may be rebounding from too much short acting insulin. Humalog (insulin lispro) is not a great bedtime insulin. Talk to a diabetologist in fayettville. Read more...
Dawn phenomenon. High morning blood sugars may be the result of inability to compensate for normal hormonal changes overnight which happen anyway. The high sugar may also be a rebound from a low. Testing overnight blood sugars can help sort this out. A long acting Insulin given at bedtime may serve better than Humalog (insulin lispro) which doesn't really last very long in comparison. Please discuss with doctor. Read more...
Responding about R. Regular Insulin won't last long enough to cover the night and the same potential problem with peaking Insulin causing a low is there like with humalog (insulin lispro). A longer lasting Insulin which will cover basal needs may need to be considered. Please discuss with his doctor. Read more...

Humalog (insulin lispro) insulin not taking effect, what to do?

Easy! Hi. Easy! Increase the dose! We usually start low to keep hypoglycemia risk in check. So advance the dose until you get the effect you're after. Use you blood sugar testing frequently to make using Humalog (insulin lispro) effective & safe. Good luck! Read more...

What to do if humalog (insulin lispro) insulin not taking effect?

Take more. Hi. The right dose of insulin is what works for YOU. Humalog (insulin lispro) DOES TAKE EFFECT if you take an effective dose!!! Read more...
Always works. Taking insulin will always work to lower your blood sugar. It is simply a matter of taking the correct amount. However, if you eat a poor diet that is high in sugars and carbs, you can "out eat" the effect of any medication for diabetes, including insulin. Diet and exercise are still the most important treatments for diabetes. Read more...

What is humalog (insulin lispro) insulin?

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. It has a quick onset, short duration of action, less variation in absorption and decrease chances of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) if use appropriately. Indicated for management of diabetes mellitus. Humalog (insulin lispro) is administered subcutaneously only. Can be use in pumps. Read more...