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Injection Problems

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Marksman4519, Sep 10, 2019 at 8:04 PM.

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  1. Marksman4519

    Marksman4519 Type 1 · Member

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    I was recently having problems with varying blood levels despite sticking to my regime. My wife thought I was injecting at the wrong angle into my waist fat area. I was putting it in at 90 degree. I tried a different angle of about 45 degrees and hey presto things are on more of a level keel and I'm staying within my blue line on a regular basis with only the odd above and below.
     
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    sl0042 Type 1 · Member

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    I have had similar problems recently so I will give a different angle a chance thanks
     
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    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Marksman4519 . If you’ve found something that works then stick with it. It’s good to see positive results from trying a different approach.
     
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    EllieM Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Always be careful to rotate your sites, as if you overuse a spot you can build up a fat deposit there (lipohypertrophy? I've probably misspelled it) and then the insulin doesn't get absorbed there properly).
     
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