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    jcrestoredus posted:
    I had a cortisone shot 2 weeks ago. Blood sugar went up to 546. Dr. Gave me levemire insulin pin. Hasn't worked. He is off today what can I do to get it down. Feel really bad. Should I go to er?
     
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    davedsel2 responded:
    Yes. If your doctor has no service covering for him, then an emergency room visit would be the right thing to do - asap.
    Please click on my username or avatar picture to read my story.

    Blessings,

    -Dave
     
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    auriga1 responded:
    Agree with Dave. My insulin was expired, and I did not realize it at the time. Silly me did not check like I should have. My BS was 435 two hours after my meal (only 19 grams of carbs at tht meal.) I was with my dietician at the time checking my Insulin Therapy records and tested right in front of her. She dropped everything to call my doctor's nurse. They told me to go to the ER. They gave me an insulin drip and sent me on my way when I was in the safe zone.

    That high a BS is very dangerous. Peope have passed out.

    I hope you have gotten help by now. Wishing you the best.


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