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Does it matter what time you take the long standing insulin? As long as it's consistent. What time do you guys take it?

25 Answers
Living with type 2 diabetes.
Orange, CA
NPH time-release lasts 5-6 hours.. the majority benefit the last hour. Normally, taken morning and dinner time. Are you on both regular and time-release or just one? Are you using a premixed percentage insulin pen?

Living with type 2 diabetes.
Orange, CA
How many times do you test.. morning, lunch, evening(dinner)? Test before going to dleep?

I'm a mom supporting a child with type 1 diabetes since 2013.
Bonney Lake, WA
I give my daughter her 'night time' levimer between 7-8 at night

Palm Coast, FL
That is fine for Levemir.

Ellinwood, KS
Levemir and Lantus can be taken once a day or the dose can be split in half and taken once every 12 hours. It's best if you're only taking it once a day to take it opposite of your "high" time. For example, if you tend to run high in the morning, taking it at night may help. Just make sure you take it at the same time every day.

I take it at night, 11pm

Living with type 2 diabetes.
Orange, CA
It's nice to see what everyone is doing and what options there may be.

Lehigh Acres, FL
I take it before bedtime

Boynton Beach, FL
Take At night this will be your basil insulin so at night is best if u are taking lantis also some dr will have you take it through out the day if need be

Hoschton, GA
I give my daughter her dose of Lantus at bedtime. That way it will help keep her bs regulated while she sleeps.