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 How Much Is a Unit of Insulin?

Answer A unit is a standard measurement for insulin, expressed by the letter U, followed by the number of units present. In the U.S., insulin is commonly available in a ratio of 100 units per one millilit... Read More »
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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 »
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I AM TAKEING 25 UNIT RECOMBINANT INSULIN GLARGINE INJECTION@10 PM & FBS @ 5:30 AM IS 80 BUT IN THE DAY PP 266?

Glargine is a slow acting insulin. It gives you about the same amount of blood sugar lowering action all day. In some people this support to their body's own insulin making cells is enough that the... Read More »
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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.
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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 »
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