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Has Anybody Switched Insulin Lately?
A DiabetesTeam Member asked a question 💭

I just switched from Levemir and Novorapid to Basalgar and Apidra. Much cheaper and seems to control my sugars more efficiently. Has anybody else switched insulins lately?

posted March 21, 2018
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A DiabetesTeam Member

Getting diabetes under control, where u don’t need meds - is considered well controlled (as in controlled with diet and [[treatment:exercise):560c520a1fcaa3d2190005c2]]). In NO way is that reversed!!!! Simply well controlled.. I hate that word “reversed” is oh so deceptive and should not be applied to diabetes

posted April 30, 2018
A DiabetesTeam Member

I did in 2020 I had fatty Liver and NonAlcoholic Cirrhosis of the Liver. Guess What?? 2022 I now have NO Fatty Liver or Cirrhosis. It was the best decision for me & I was the one to advocate it for myself.

posted October 29, 2022
A DiabetesTeam Member

My original question was if anybody switched insulin lately. I appreciate all the comments regarding keto diets and lifestyle changes but they do not apply to me. Donald you said type two diabetes isn't caused by a fly bite. Mine was caused by ingesting a parasite which attacked my organs. I have a very small portion of my pancreas left which really doesn't function at all. For me Insulin is not a choice which can be altered by diet or exercise. Diet is very important to me and exercise is a daily event. Unfortunately with my job there is a lot of irregularity especially during travel for days at a time. Exercise is not possible and diet is airport or plane food. Even if I eat a perfect diet I still need insulin.

posted May 4, 2018
A DiabetesTeam Member

I will be in a few weeks 😤 my insurance will no longer cover apidra, and it works for me. There’s a savings card out there, but only covers up to $100 a month - if I did the cash price on it, monthly it’d cost me over $400, can’t afford that!!!! So my dr will be changing me some weird named one, can’t rememmber name of it

posted April 28, 2018
A DiabetesTeam Member

Don’t take

posted March 1, 2023

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