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Type 1 diabetic. Forgot to have my shots last night! Take

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Type 1 diabetic. Forgot to have my shots last night! Take 10u Actrapid 3x/day and 42u Levemir at night before supper. Bs normally under 9 mmol/L. Hasn't been over 9 for years, between 4.5 and 8.0 on testing 3/day before meals. This a.m. was 31mmol/L. Ouch, hardly slept with thirst etc. Took my 42 Levemir and 15 Actrapid this a.m. By lunchtime it was 18.1 and took 18u Actrapid. This evening b4 supper was down to 5.0mmol/L which is sort of normal for me. Took 10u Actrapid before supper and now need to know how to work out how much Levemir to have so I can try and get back on track.
Hi there.
Welcome to Just Answer and thank you for the question.
I am Dr. Abid a Medical Internist and will help you out.
Simply get half the dose of Levemir as you have 5mmol sugar levels right now which is 90mg/dl so to prevent hypoglycemia get half dose right now and than come to daily scheduled dose.
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Customer: replied 3 years ago.

Thank you - will do.

You are most welcome :)
Good luck.