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Old 05-31-2017, 06:59 PM
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Default Re: Testing after regulation

Expiry dates for insulin are for unopened vials. Once opened, a lot of websites say that insulin can start to lose potency after 28-30 days. So yes it's still effective after the 30 days, just not as effective.
I didn't buy into that before, but now I'm curious, and I'm going to watch my dog's numbers after 30 days.
And if I'm going to increase his dose after a curve, I'll make sure it's with insulin less than 30 days old, just in case.
Riley, 8 yr. old maltipoo, 25 lbs., diagnosed Feb 2017, taking thyroid meds, had pancreatitis and DKA mid March, eating Wellness Senior formula can food. NPH dosage now at 9.0 units Humulin N. Adding either pumpkin, spinach, blueberries, yams, or green beans to his food. Also omega-3 oil.
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