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Short Acting Insulin Vs. Rapid Insulin

Short Acting Insulin Vs. Rapid Insulin

I am a type 1 diabetic and years after being introduced to Lantus insulin recently made a switch to Treshiba which is a much more stable insulin. I still take Humalin R which is a short acting insulin and it's been recommended to me by my health care team not my family doctor though to switch to a rapid insulin to be taken at meal times
I'd like to hear from those of you who have made a like switch and whether the rapid insulin has caused weight gain and if so how much? As well, the pros and… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I'm on metformin been for four years and it works good for me

posted 9 months ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I was on lantus for years and l started to forget things and not remembering simple things,so my diabetics dr. ,put me on triciba ,in a few days l was doing better l had been on Lantus for tears,l take humilog for fast acting,l do my triciba at bed time ,but it does not control my glucose as well as the lantus did,l also take 20 units of Triciba at breakfast but this morning my glucose was very high 245,but l had a cup of ice cream late in the evening,my alc was 5.3 when l was on the lantus it controlled me very good but triciba does not. I told my doctor about what was going on but my alc was 6.2 and he did not change my intake.l know when l was on lantus l could really control my glucose very well. I hope you can figure it out but like you l do have worries. Have a great day.oh after my morning walk it came down to 200 by lunch time it was down to 139.

posted 9 months ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I don't know about that yet, but am interested to learn. Good lock.

posted 10 months ago
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