The Unexpectedly Simple Way To Use Timesulin

Here is how Timesulin works


Step 1 – Replace Your Old Plastic Cap with a Smart, Lightweight Timer

How to use Timesulin Step 1

So you are looking to see how Timesulin works – the good news is we made it super easy.

When you receive your Timesulin smart cap it will have a small plastic tab in place, which protects the battery. Activate the battery by removing the plastic protective peg and the timer on your Timesulin cap will start blinking 00:00.  Administer your insulin injection and then replace your Timesulin smart cap onto your insulin pen.

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Step 2 - Every Time You Put Timesulin on Your Pen the Timer Resets

How to use Timesulin Step 2The smart cap will immediately start counting the seconds, starting at one second (00:01) and counting up to an hour, or 59 minutes and 59 seconds. After an hour, the timer mode will switch from MM:SS to HH:MM and run until 99 hours and 59 minutes. If you have not administered another insulin shot in 100 hours, this is where your Timesulin unit will stop counting. Remember to switch your needle between each injection so no insulin gets inside Timesulin.

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Step 3 – Just click the Cap in Place After an Injection – No More Guessing

How to use Timesulin Step 3To reactive your timer, simply remove the cap for longer than 8 seconds and start all over! We have incorporated an 8-second delay in the resetting of your Timesulin smart cap. This will allow you to remove the cap – to check your pen’s insulin levels on the way out to dinner, for example – without resetting the timer.

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How to use Timesulin Step 4After a year of use your battery will start running out of power. Your first indication of this will be a slight fading in the sharpness of the timer screen. You should have enough power in the battery to keep the cap going for a couple of days.


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