Blood Donation & Insulin Usage??
Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please,join our community todayto contribute and support the site. This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. I am type 2.. I've been on Lantus insulin for years. Now up to 65units per night. Doc started me last month on Novolog Flex Pen on a sliding scale for meals. I am scheduled to donate blood this Friday at work. Can I still donate if I am on Novolog? (ie, is it a "bovine" insulin??) I know they have always told me I was okay for dontation with the Lantus. I've used Novolog and have donated blood before .... I try to donate my blood when I was young. I finished up almost in hospital. I do not remember what really happened, it was long time ago, but I was told never do it again. I used donated blood a few times. I am so grateful to people who donate blood, they safe lives. As I do remember in Russia they took blood even when person had some problems with health. They used this blood to make some treatments which based on blood. Sorry, it is nor relevant to your question, and I cannot answer to your question, but good luck and thanks. I tried to donate blood a few years ago, told I wasn't able to because I to Continue reading >>