Regular and fast-acting insulin are clear and because they have different peaks of action, there can be serious blood glucose consequences if you confuse one for the other. If your doctor prescribes more than one insulin type, keep them in different physical locations or label one clearly with stickers to ensure that you keep them straight.
Reviewed by Francine Kaufman, MD. 4/08
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When the Dexcom monitor flashed a warning that it was time to order a new transmitter, I figured I’d at least have a couple of weeks before it went kaput. So we numbed the back of Charlie’s arm for about 40 minutes, slapped the sensor on him and waited two hours for the warm-up period. And waited. And … waited. Unlike the signal spottiness we experienced occasionally when we were using the Medtronic CGM, the Dexcom...