Category Archives: Basal

AskNadia: Accidentally Injected 50 Units of NovoLog Insulin Instead of Lantus

Dear Nadia:

I was going to watch a little TV before going to sleep I was wanting to wait up on my husband to get home from work. I grabbed my Lantus and took it in to the bedroom so …

Ask Nadia: Bringing Down Fasting Blood Sugars

Hi Nadia,

I have had Type 2 diabetes for ten years and I control it with diet and exercise. My fasting sugar levels are always high. My sugar level will not go down. What do I need to do to …

Protecting Yourself Against Insulin Shock in the First Trimester of Pregnancy With Diabetes

A couple of factors lead to increased risk of insulin shock comas during the first trimester.  For many, insulin sensitivity increases and the pancreas isn’t yet producing the hormones associated with insulin resistance.  In addition, many type 1s will be …