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Never Stop Taking Your Insulin

You should never stop your insulin, or miss a dose. You can repeat the extra dose of insulin every 4 hours for as long as necessary for a maximum of three times .

If you have any of the following:

  • Persistent vomiting for over 4 hours
  • Abdominal pain
  • Rapid or heavy breathing
  • Severe dehydration

This is established DKA (ketoacidosis) and hospital treatment is required immediately.

Please also see our other Hints and Tips

Never Stop Taking Your Insulin
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