I'm a T2, have been for almost 24 years now. Having lost my battle with my BG in the last year or two, I started with insulin in March this year - and further reduced my carbs around the same time. I'm on Insuman Comb 25, obviously a combined insulin - 18 units before breakfast, 22 before evening dinner. My BGs are pretty consistent during the day-time with modest fluctuations after eating, but always climb to their highest after my evening meal, which granted is later than ideal and a proper dinner, although still within my personal carb allowance. Hence the higher insulin at dinner time - that higher bedtime reading tends to carry through to higher than ideal in a morning.
The new regime (now off all diabetes meds) appears to be suiting me well, all of my numbers are improving steadily and I've lost 6Kg. I have my annual review tomorrow, so I will ask this question of my DN too - but I respect the experience of the members here.
Last night we went to one of our favourite spots for a picnic, as it was a gorgeous evening. This required me to administer my evening dose in the outdoors. Whilst it was totally private, I was happier attending to prepping my pen, taking my BG etc. sitting in the car, as it was breezy. So instead of injecting below the line of my belly button as instructed (I do it on the left am, right pm), I just lowered the front of my trousers and jabbed it into the exposed flesh there, whilst sitting. Trust me, I have a good enough covering of fat over the entire torso area.
I did my BG before bed and it was 7.6, a record low, this morning is was 6.5, another record low and after some exercise before lunch, it was at 5, my lowest reading for about 2 years. The only thing I did differently was the position of this particular injection.
Could the location of the injection possibly make that much difference? I've had a couple of wicked bruises when doing it on that right side, so wonder if there's some reason why this isn't proving to be a suitable location? I'm going to try the same tonight to see if the pattern is repeated.