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... These lumps HURT! I know, but also what will happen is the insulin in those areas can not absorb into your system effectivly and this will affect your BS readings. ... (2 replies)
... The type of occasional pain associated with both insulin shots and pump insertion sites is no worse than an irritated hangnail. We're not really talking PAIN, but rather a bit of discomfort. ... (13 replies)
... I just started taking insulin at the end of January and it is great. I was so frustrated before when my oral medications stopped working for me. ... (13 replies)

... the first time to give yourself the shot. The initial stick wasn't bad at first..but stung like heck afterwards. I guess I'll get use to that too. Where does it hurt less? ... (4 replies)
... Most T2 diabetes USUALLY starts as insulin resistance. For a time the pancreas is able to keep up the extra demand for insulin, so for a while your BG levels are fine. ... (28 replies)
Couple q's
Dec 30, 2003
... lol my dad told me that the other night, I was surprised. He is type 2 diabetic. I am slowing getting over the fear of insulin shots but the harsh reality of having to eat better is what is really painful :-(. I grew up on junk food and fast food and I still can't get myself to go completey away from it, it is the toughest thing I have had and will have to do. (9 replies)
... diabetes under good control for 8 or 9 years because of concern over potential for bladder cancer caused by Actos. He sent me to an endocrinologist who put me on insulin and immediately reduced my synthroid causing me to need sleep constantly. ... (2 replies)
... t want to be "connected" or "tethered" to something all the time either. I also believed all those urban legends floating around about it dumping a full vial of insulin into you. ... (7 replies)
Couple q's
Dec 30, 2003
... Glad to hear that it didnt hurt so bad tonight. ... (9 replies)
... I use to have that problem. I even use to drop blood with giving my shots. Make sure the insulin is room tempature, and that there are no bubbles in the syringe. ... (15 replies)
... I am trying to do everything right but I am having an awful time of it. I have nephropathy in both my feet, some days I can barely walk they hurt so bad. ... (3 replies)
... Injecting insulin usually hurts less than a finger stick to test your blood sugar. ... (5 replies)
... ld prefer not to have to take insulin, but if need be, I will. It may be a good choice in part because its a natural substance. My CDE told me that compared to insulin shots, testing on your fingers hurt. To me, testing is a minor annoyance. ... (20 replies)
... Don't feel bad, I am a Type 2 also and had to take the shots during my pregnancy. Believe me, if anyone was scared, it was me. But actually, besides one or two slightly bad one, it was fine. ... (5 replies)
... I've been doing my own shots now for a month or so. Some don't hurt at all but others sting like crazy for atleast 15 minutes. I figure I'm probably doing something wrong seeing how I'm useing the short needle. ... (15 replies)
Could anyone help?
Mar 30, 2003
... I've been a type on diabetic for almost 21 years. I got it when I was 5 years old. I started out on two shots a day and as many as 7 blood tests a day. My mother weighed every bit of food I ate. I was on an 1800 calorie diet a day. ... (6 replies)
... term diabetic, you may actually be experiencing diminished insulin production due to the wear and tear on your pancreas of the past eight years. For people with insulin resistance, the pancreas tries to put out more insulin to compensate. ... (2 replies)
Apr 5, 2002
... pills. I know a lot of people, including myself, don't like the idea of giving themselves a shot, but after awhile you get used to it and yes sometimes it does hurt for a few seconds. After awhile you find places to give yourself shots that don't hurt as much. ... (10 replies)
... I have been injecting insulin since 1965, back when we had to boil our glass syringes and needles and reuse them for months and months. ... (5 replies)
... feels that he is out of options for pills and thinks maybe I should do insulin. He wants me to come in to talk about it. I just don't know. I hesitate on the insulin but it sounds like you did well with it. Did it hurt to give yourself shots? ... (6 replies)

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