Make your insulin musclebound.
Never inject long-acting lente, glargine, or ultralente insulin into a muscle, and don’t use this method for your regular mealtime doses of regular insulin. You should talk to your diabetes care provider about when and if intramuscular injections may be right for you.
Tip of the Day courtesy of Dr. Richard Bernstein, author of Dr. Bernstein’s Diabetes Solution.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
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