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Splitting my dose

Discussion in 'Insulin' started by Nicko2K, Jun 15, 2014.

  1. Nicko2K

    Nicko2K Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi I'm thinking of splitting my Levemir dose due to frequent lows while at work. I currently take 1 shot of 17u nightly. How would i go about working out the correct hours between doses :-/ Thanks

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  2. Pilgrim22

    Pilgrim22 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    I just spilt mine in two twelve hour periods. 09:00 and 21:00.


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  3. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    10-12 hours between doses is the norm, if you don't want to split dose then try another basal insulin like Lantus or Trisiba.
     
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  4. phil55494

    phil55494 Type 1 · Active Member

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    I just split mine in 2 and did the injections roughly 12ish hours apart (morning and evening).
     
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