Are lantus&levemir insulin the same?

Answer Both Lantus and Levemir are basal insulin formulas which mimic the constant, slow output produced by healthy pancreases and which last for a long time within the body. Lantus is made with glargine,... Read More »

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Taking insulin two types but do not have test gluco meter. Im using same dose as in hospital. Is that safe?

No, this is not safe.I cannot even imagine life with diabetes without a glucometer.I recently almost ran out of test strips. With so little info, My sugars were running my life rather than me.Thank... Read More »

How much insulin can kill you if you are non diabetic Would it be painful to die from an insulin overdose?

As far as dying, it would depend upon the amount & type of insulin. There are some slow-acting insulins that work over a 24-hour period. Then there are fast-acting insulins, some faster than others... Read More »

What happens if an insulin dependant diabetic wont take their insulin?

Their sugar will rise progressively in the short term. In the longer term, assuming they avoided coma, they would be at increasing risk of the eye, vascular and renal complications of diabetes.

DIABETES - I am an insulin dep. diabetic going on holiday on Monday should I store my spare insulin in suitcas?

Never put your medications, even the spares, in your checked baggage. Medications need to be hand carried to ensure that you have access to it at all times. If you contaminated you primary insulin... Read More »