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If a person accidently overdosed the amount of humalog, (insulin lispro) would death be quick?

Depends. It would depend on several factors - overdose by how much, degree of Insulin resistance, blood sugar at time of overdose, patient's ability to detect low blood sugar and availability if food/drink to treat hypoglycemia. I've had patients take 50 units more than they should have (took wrong insulin) who survived unscathed. Read more...

When is the optimal time for exercise for iddm using 100 units daily of both humalog (insulin lispro) and lantis?

Any time. Exercise is so important !, any thing you like any time you want. Juggle your Insulin around it. You may want to start with a regular routine till you get the pattern of your bodies Insulin needs figured out. Take notes! Read more...
Basal or Adj insulin. Best time is when only your basal Insulin is on board, to reduce risk of lows. If that doesn't fit ur schedule, u may have to take a negative correction for the dose of Humalog (insulin lispro) that precedes your exercise, ex. Cut down lunch Humalog (insulin lispro) if exercise at 1:30pm. The amt to reduce varies bet'n ppl; exercise, chk before and after so u know ur bg response, and can better guess how much Humalog (insulin lispro) to subtract. 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...