From Pennsylvania, USA:
My 13 year old son takes Humalog with NPH at breakfast and at dinner. If in the future he switched from NPH to Lantus, do you estimate less Humalog for meals because the Lantus and Humalog will overlap whereas Humalog and NPH do not?
This is one form of basal/bolus regimen. The Lantus acts as basal, and its dose is adjusted primarily according to the fasting blood glucose levels. Humalog boluses are individualized and based on two- hour postprandial blood sugars.
Original posting 14 Oct 2003
Posted to Insulin
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:51
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by Children With Diabetes, Inc, which is responsible for its contents.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2014. Comments and Feedback.