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Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by bevth, Jan 4, 2014.

  1. bevth

    bevth · Member

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    Im fairly new to all this but i am t2 with insulin use now ive just checked my bloods and there only 3.9 so the help needed is do i have the norm injection before my dinner or do i just have dinner as its so low doesnt the insulin injection lower my blood level im very confused and my local diabetes clinic is **** with info and help.Oh im also 16 weeks pregnant
     
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    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Hi Bevth, 3.9 is quite low so you have a couple of options really depending on your current regime. Do you take set amounts of insulin ? Or do you carb count and adjust as required ? If you take set amounts, you could have an additional snack such as a slice of bread with your meal. If you count carbs, just take adjust accordingly depending on your ration. I would, for instance, take 1 unit less than normal. Also, test before bed to make sure you're within target range. Good luck !
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    hi thanks i have a set amount every day ive took my insulin and had a extra slice of read with my tea i just need to see what its on now thanks for your reply
     
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