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Type one and evening lantus

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by Tylers73, Sep 22, 2016.

  1. Tylers73

    Tylers73 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Just given my usual 8 units of lantus normally it really stings but has not. But seemed weird now not sure if it gone in. Do I wait till Tom or try again bit scared too still early days
     
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    himtoo Type 1 · Well-Known Member
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    Hi @Tylers73
    did you do an air shot before injection >?

    if it were me -- i would set an alarm for 2am - and if rising unnaturally -- i would give a small correction -- and at waking time if still not in range inject 1/2 lantus normal dose to assist covering the day
    normal lantus dose the following evening
     
  3. Tylers73

    Tylers73 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    When you say small correction still with the lantus or novo rapid
     
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    himtoo Type 1 · Well-Known Member
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    novorapid -- you must be careful with a correction dose
     
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    Ktmpedro220 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Not sure, but lantus shouldn't really sting. Only time I notice is if it's a bit cold or I hit a nerve/ vain area. I know about it then.
     
  6. Kristin251

    Kristin251 LADA · Expert

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    If you did the air shot I'm thinking you got it. Lantus doesn't sting me either unless I hit something weird but I still seem to get it.
     
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    1abRat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I found Lantus would burn/sting around 80% of the time.

    Could be this time yours just didn't sting for a change.

    I don't have any stinging now I'm on Levemir instead. I've found it to be a much more flexible and useful basal even if it's not quite as flat as Lantus.
     
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