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Timing of Insulin

Back in the days of Regular insulin, taking injections at least 30 minutes before a meal was important because it took quite a while for the insulin start working. Nowadays most people use rapid-acting insulin (Humalog, Novolog, or Apidra), which … Continue reading

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Insulin timing

A situation I experienced tonight made me decide to post the following: If you take mealtime insulin, avoid taking it too far ahead of a meal. This type of insulin is meant to “cover” or compensate for the meal you … Continue reading

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