Treatment: Insulin Injection (Humalog)

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Insulin Injection (Humalog)

An insulin injection is a liquid medication that is administered beneath the skin through a needle to help manage diabetes. Insulin injections of humalog (also known by the generic name lispro) are a type of insulin, which is a synthetic (man-made) version of the hormone insulin that the body naturally produces in the pancreas. In diabetics, the pancreas doesn't produce any or enough insulin or use the insulin effectively to break down sugar in the blood. Insulin injections of Humalog help diabetics to stabilize blood sugar levels and avoid highs and lows and long-term complications of uncontrolled diabetes. Insulin injections of Humalog are fast-acting, which means that they quickly impact blood sugar but stop working after a short amount of time.

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This is a real mixed blessing. I have recovered my beta cell function by using Byetta and for the last year Victoza so if my BG are not being controlled by low carb eating I inject 2 or 3 units to bring it down. Sometimes even this will drop it too fast and I go low. I do not do this often but only when nothing else seems to work.12/24/2011 at 12:34 PM
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Had decent control but noticed less highs at meals if I bolused 20 minutes prior to eating3/15/2011 at 08:53 PM
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Last updated on May 21 2012 at 18:59
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