If you have recently been recommended to start taking Humulin I Insulin you may find the below video and information useful.
- Please see the Humulin I Guide.
- Watch a video explanation of how to inject and adjust your Humulin I insulin dose.
It is a legal requirement that you inform the DVLA & your car insurance that you have started insulin:
- DVLA website
- Tel: 0300 790 6806
It is very important that you follow the DVLA Driving rules once taking insulin.
Episodes of hypoglycaemia also known as a ‘hypo’ (low blood glucose readings) may occur when on insulin.
If you are having frequent hypos then you may be taking too much insulin and need to reduce your dose. If you are unsure what to do you can contact us to discuss.
What you eat can affect your blood glucose readings.
Please see the information sheet for information on food and Type 2 diabetes.
If you feel you require further dietary support then you may contact the Diabetes Dietitians by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org on phoning 01324 566626.
If you cannot find the information you are looking for, please contact the Diabetes Nurses by emailing email@example.com or phoning 01324 566929.