Hello DC Family,
Sorry I haven't been very vocal lately, but I have an issue I need some help or info on if someone can help me out…it will be appreciated.
The night before last I took my BS reading prior to injecting my Lantus for the evening..and it was 207,not un-common and so I went ahead and took my 28 units of Lantus and went about my evening routine..all was well or so I thought.
Now, anyone who takes Lantus knows it is a slow acting Insulin that works over a 24hour period, and usually starts to work within an hour of administering the dose. Exactly one hour to the minute..I began feeling a low coming on…Shakeing,sweating,heart pounding,and I knew I was going down fast…so I went and tested my BS and it was 45!! I have been taking this dose of Lantus at this same time every night for over a year and Never ever had this happen before…I ate the same foods I have always eaten for dinner, and had a small bowl of popcorn just before taking my Lantus,so no change in foods but I did notice that when I did my injectin in my Tummy I got what seemed like an abnormal amount of blood,(I do occasionally get a spot of bleeding..nothing abnormal), this seemed like a bit more then usual, so my question is could I have injected into a vein and thus caused the un-expected Low to happen??
I also did the wrong thing and let panic set in and of course over dosed on the Glucose Gel, so that my Morning BS reading was 201 and 284 last night…Duh, I know better but it has been so long since I had a low like that …I just went over board and now here I am a full day and a half later and my BS reading this morning is still 169…high for me. I am now worried that this may happen again, and the resulting roll-a-coaster of BS's has not been fun either…Can anyone shed some light on this??
Next Discussion: Points??? »