• 2 months ago

    Missed Insulin

    Hello, I have a quick question. I am a Type 1 diabetic who takes Humalog and Lantus. Last night, I can honestly say I do not remember if I took my lantus (night time insulin) prior to me falling asleep. This AM, my sugar levels were elevated which led me to believe I did not. I did take 5 units (half of my usual dosage) at 7:30AM. My question is when I get to my usual time to take lantus which is between 8 and 9 at night, should I only take 5 units and then wait a full 24 hours to take my normal 10 units or should I take my normal 10 units at night knowing I would have 11 hours remaining with the 5 units I took this Morning or how should I treat this?

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  • 2 months ago

    RE: Missed Insulin

    Do you normally split your lantus dose? Or just take it once in the evening. I personally, rather than second guessing whether I missed the dose or not, I would simply work during the day to keep my bgs stable with humalog. Extra shots if necessary and then take my normal dose at my normal time.