What Happens if You Miss a Dose of Long-Acting Insulin?

what happens if you miss a dose of long-acting insulin

Missing a dose of long-acting insulin can lead to elevated blood sugar levels, potentially resulting in hyperglycemia. This can cause symptoms like increased thirst, frequent urination, and fatigue. Repeated missed doses may increase the risk of diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), a severe condition characterized by high blood sugar, dehydration, and ketone buildup. It can also lead … Read more