Sunday, March 29, 2015

Insulin & Pumps

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Insulin pumps deliver rapid-acting insulin all day through a catheter placed under your skin. Using a pump means you have more flexibility with your meal schedule. However, pumps, cartridges, and infusion sets are more expensive than syringes used for insulin injection.

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Can Lantus insulin cause serious lows? It can.  Lantus (insulin glargine) is a long-acting basal insulin that is supposed to be released slowly and evenly throughout approximately 24 hours. The actual time it last varies in different patients.  Bolus, or prandial, insulins are fast-acting insulins, and if you inject too much of them,…

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Kelsey Bonilla, Health Guide, posted When my Routine Failed Me One of the most frustrating aspects of living with diabetes is the endless list of external…

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Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro, commented on Getting Started With An Insulin Pump:… You need to see a diabetes specialist, or better still, a diabetes…

05/07/13

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Dr. Bill Quick, Health Pro, commented on Knowing When Insulin has Gone Bad As no one else had stuck their two cents in, I decided to go whole-hog and write up a…

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Dr. Fran Cogen, Health Pro, posted Development and Diabetes Technology My most recent blog discussed the artificial pancreas in the camp setting. The…

04/03/13

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