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[IP] Re:Muscle injections

    I do IM injections (rarely) for the same reason. It can be
uncomfortable. The endo that I visit just raises his eye brows when it is
mentioned. Does any one know why docs raise their eye brows and give
warnings when IM shots are mentioned?     Peter 1

> Date: Sun, 19 Dec 2004 10:58:10 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IP] Follow up to a question I asked
> If my bg is 400-600, I  manually inject insulin into the muscle.  My doctor
> warned me against  this, but it has worked well for me.  My bg is down in 1-2
> hours.   Otherwise, it will take many hours to come down to normal.  I'm not
> sure why the dr. does not want a patient to do this, but it might be because
> of
> the  possibility of going low if they take too much insulin.  I wouldn't
 > suggest it for someone new to diabetes, but for some of you who have had d
> many years, this is very effective. I have only used this method a few times.
> ellen
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