Does It Hurt To Inject Insulin Every Day? Watch This

In this type of injection, a short needle is used to inject insulin into the fatty layer between the skin and the muscle. insulin should be injected into the fatty tissue just below your skin.. Unopened insulin can be stored in the refrigerator (36f-46f) up until the expiration date. however, once the expiration date is reached, do not use the insulin – discard it. dose higher doses can hurt more than lower doses of insulin. for those of you with type 2 diabetes, losing weight and regular exercise could improve your insulin sensitivity enough so that less insulin is needed to control your diabetes.. But when you find a time that is convenient to you to do the shot then at that time every day take the shot then. you can move the time around about 30 minutes but i wouldn’t push it beyond that. if you are going to change the time of your shot more than hour it will take you a couple of days or have your doctor figure out how you can do it with adding or subtracting insulin from your next shot..

Sometimes if i put my injections into a site i’ve used too many times recently, it does hurt, and when it hurts the insulin often makes a hard little knot under the skin. injecting in the same place too often seems to make it harder for the insulin to absorb in that spot.. Observe and learn from others. scott: i know that injecting quickly usually hurts much less than going slow, but i still struggle to do it. i’m often a little jealous as i watch others with diabetes do their injections so quickly and be done with it. it helps give me the courage to do the same.. -thigh. for an injection in your thigh, inject at least four inches or about one hand’s width above the knee and at least four inches down from the top of the leg. do not inject insulin into your inner thigh because of the large number of blood vessels and nerves in this area..

I use 6mm needles. sometimes it’s pain free other times it hurts a lot. sometimes i bleed really bat too. i take quite high doses of insulin and if i inject too quickly it forms a lump. that hurts! i use my stomach for humilin s and my legs for lantus! apparently the don’t mix well. type 1 for 3 years injecting 5 times a day. It would take a long time for injected insulin to circulate from your ankle to the rest of your body. you should also avoid areas of scar tissue — including your bellybutton — because they don’t absorb insulin well. if you inject into your abdomen, steer clear of your bellybutton by two inches.. Best answer: um, if you have just been diagnosed, and you aren’t already on insulin injections, that must mean you are type 2 and the doctor put you on oral meds?? the finger pricking is the worst part of this in the beginning. i still have a problem pricking my finger after 11 years. sometimes if i hit it wrong it hurts a lot..

It would take a long time for injected insulin to circulate from your ankle to the rest of your body. you should also avoid areas of scar tissue — including your bellybutton — because they don’t absorb insulin well. if you inject into your abdomen, steer clear of your bellybutton by two inches.. Unopened insulin can be stored in the refrigerator (36f-46f) up until the expiration date. however, once the expiration date is reached, do not use the insulin – discard it. dose higher doses can hurt more than lower doses of insulin. for those of you with type 2 diabetes, losing weight and regular exercise could improve your insulin sensitivity enough so that less insulin is needed to control your diabetes.. -thigh. for an injection in your thigh, inject at least four inches or about one hand’s width above the knee and at least four inches down from the top of the leg. do not inject insulin into your inner thigh because of the large number of blood vessels and nerves in this area..