john on June 17, 2012

I thought it would be good to keep track of the different type 1 diabetes equipment I use. So here is my first post listing the Insulin which I use at the moment.


Insulin – Bolus (fast-acting insulin)

For Bolus, I use novorapid (my red pen). I’ve only had this pen for a few months now, it’s much better than the one I had before. This one keeps track of the last dose I had.


I usually have four novorapid injections each day, one with each meal (breakfast, lunch, evening meal and supper).



Insulin – Basal (background insulin)

For my Basal, I use levemir (my blue pen). Like my red pen, I’ve only had this pen for a few months now.

I have two levemir injections each day, one at 8am and the other at 8pm.


Because I’m still quite small, I can have a 4mm needle for my injections.

john on June 16, 2012

This is my very first post… I will update it in a little while.