... to run low. When I use it I try to leave it in for at least 20 seconds, but it nearly always has insulin still dribbling out of it when I remove the needle. My latest kwikpen is down to about 60 units, and even when priming it several times before use, little to no insulin comes out. Has anyone else noticed this? Is there something else I should be doing?
9 Jan 2012
I realize this answer is very, very late ... but just for the future if you ever have problems like this then I would suggest that you contact the manufacturer. If there is in fact a fault with the device then they should replace it. All the best ... and hopefully you haven't had continuing problems with it.
7 Sep 2012
this is also happening to my husband the doc did a test on the pen he used a regular syringe set the pen for 20 units and 15 came out of the pen re tryed it the second time he set the pen for 20 units and only 10 came out we also noticed the same problem when he primes the pen I have called the company gave a report they said someone would call, no one has in the mean time since he has been on the pen his a1c is rising sugars all over the place back on the vial and syringe and now sugars are more normal
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my husband has type 1 and has been using the kwikpen for abut 1 and a half years his blood sugar is all over the chart and his a1c slowly but surely ...
... same time she started to have moderate to severe depression. She had not previously suffered with it