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Refrigerate Or Not To Refrigerate?
A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question 💭

i use 70/30 I leave out I'm my medicine box .its not a cold box just a metal box for medicine . should I get cold pack or carried to put the novalog in?

posted July 14, 2017
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A DiabetesTeam Member

I am also on 70/30 and I just leave mine in the dresser in bedroom don't have to be refrigerated

posted August 4, 2017
A DiabetesTeam Member

Thankso that is what I've been doing ,it wanted to make sure it was OK to handle them that way

posted July 18, 2017
A DiabetesTeam Member

I use a flex pen that make any difference ?

posted July 16, 2017 (edited)
A DiabetesTeam Member

I keep my vials of novolin in the fridge other than the one in my pen needle dispenser that lasts about six days

posted July 15, 2017
A DiabetesTeam Member

Once out n in use insulin is good for 30 days some can be used longer but will louse strength as the days pass after the 30 days. I use my humalog for upwards of 60 days with out issues.

posted July 14, 2017

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