Forgot BI today

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Dinah DAFNE Graduate
NHS Harrow
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Question Hi

I just found out that I hadn't taken my Lantus insulin this morning. I take it once a day, first thing. I expected my BG to be under 7.0 when I tested earlier but found it was 12.1. The only reason I could think of was the BI and I checked my pen lid that informed me it was 33.50mins since my last BI injection. I am nervous about taking any BI dose now (7.45pm) as it's effects will run into the next day. I have corrected my BG by adding 2units to a recent QA injection before a meal and can continue to do this before bedtime.

Any advice or suggestions?

Many thanks

Dinah

marke Site Administrator
South East Kent PCT
662 posts

Hi, I would do what you have done. Your BG will obviously go higher but it won't cause any long term damage and better to be high for a day than have a serious hypo by trying to do a BI injection now. We all forget injections from time to time, I forgot my BI earlier but fortunately it was only for 30mins. I have forgot QA doses in the past, just have to spend time getting my BG back under control when that happens.

Dinah DAFNE Graduate
NHS Harrow
4 posts

Many thanks Marke Very Happy