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Is Insulin shot advisable while having acute bronchitis?

I have type 2 diabetes and take slow acting insulin, 50 units. My blood sugar is 123, just a few minutes ago and I have acute bronchitis, having beening eating well or at all. Do I still give myself the insulin shot? I m afraid that my sugar will drop more while sleeping!
Wed, 31 Jan 2018
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hi ,
I have gone through your question. In your case you can continue insulin shot ,since it's a basal or slow acting insulin.Have frequently small amount of meals and check your blood sugars frequently when till you become normal.
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