If you suspect that you are allergic to your insulin, talk to your doctor. Most likely you’re having a reaction to a preservative in the insulin and not the insulin itself, so trying another brand of insulin may relieve your symptoms. In some cases, you may need to take an oral antihistamine or have a steroid added to your insulin injection.
- Q What is the standard insulin routine for people with type 2 diabetes?
- Q When do I need to start insulin to control my diabetes?
- Q Does insulin cause weight gain?
- Q Why is an insulin pump used?
- Q What heart problems would make intensive diabetes management unsafe?
- Q Do insulin glargine and insulin aspart cause foot pain and circulation?