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Top 10 Search Results for "Apidra"

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I Am On Metformna\\\\
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Hi Rabie. I was taught as a Diabetes Educator to adjust ones nightly dose of the BASAL INSULIN , Lantus either way until our FBS is in the correct range. But this should ONLY be done by the person… read more

Why Did You Jion In With Discovery Health RSA?
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yes I need the best

Has Anybody Switched Insulin Lately?
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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?

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Financial Help
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Is there any financial assistance for Diabetes who take Ozempic, who has no coverage...I been struggling with Diabetes now for over 15 years
Each day I take
4 x 500mg
3 x 10u Apidra
60u Tresiba
My A1C is still 11.6.
Just 3 weeks I started on a very low dose off Ozempic. My outcome is very positive...My numbers are always between 5-6. I have already decreased my Apidra from 10u - 8u. My Tresiba is decreased from 60 u - 54 units. My energy levels have increased. All positive things for… read more

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Ozempic is in the drug class GLP-1 Agonists

Since you are Canadian many/some of our drug plans up here cover "certain drugs" within a class and not others

As an example, in Ontario the provincial… read more

Insulin And Apple Cider Vinegar
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I read where ACV interferes with Insulin. If so, how much has to be taken to negatively affect my Insulin? Does it affect Novolin N? thanks.

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Interesting! I use Lantus and Apidra by Sonofi Aventis. Grapefruit juice affects micardis which is used for kidney functioning in diabetics in Canada. So watch anything that is acidic with… read more

Could Anyone Help Me Please? Starting Trulicity Tomorrow. Tyvm Hugs 🤗
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My Lantus was changed to Trulicity. Hoping I don’t have issues with this. Plus other meds were changed due to what is covered by my medical. So a new round plus meter ugh! Appreciate any and all help. Tyvm Hugs 🤗

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Wow Mike good for you to lose weight. Is the weight loss from Bariatric surgery OR on your own? Are you still a diabetic?

Is Anyone Using Toujeo Insulin
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I was on Lantus and Apidra for many years. My Dr changed my insulin to Toujeo and Apidra. I am finding Toujeo less effective and have to take more of it. Has this happened to anyone else. Also am struggling with morning blood sugars which are high no matter what I eat the night before.....Insulin has also resulted in weight gain . Please share if you have any solutions to this problem or know anyhing about Toujeo. Thanks

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I switched from Lantus to Toujeo at the start of this year. It's just double strength and long-lasting Lantus so, in my case, I was able to reduce my injections from two to one a day. My one morning… read more

What Kind Of Medication Is Everyone Taking ?
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I've been on so many diabetic medications . Nothing is truly working for me
Metformin - did nothing for A1C
Jauamet - gave me low blood sugar too low
Victoza - I loved it but ended in emergency for the pain I was experiencing.
Now I'm on Jardiance I'm not liking it

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Google diabetic pills or medications, you’ll see a list of them

Different Types Of Insulin?
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I was wondering if there was an Insulin that like Lantus lasts for 24 hours but also has a peak period unlike Lantus which does not. So does anyone know if there is this type of Insulin and if so please give me the brands and names of any information you may have. Thanks everyone for your help it`s much appreciated.....Nan...xo.

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I am on Basaglar and take 52 iu's daily usually with evening meal.

My Readings In The Morning Are Very High
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I am struggling with morning highs and seem to be needing to take much more insulin which I really dont want to do. I go to sleep at night with a certain reading, take insulin Apidra and Lantus and wake up in the morning with the high reading. I have also noticed that the reading does sometimes drop during the course of the night but is high again when I wake up. Also have put on weight. I dont know whether this is a result of wrong eating or whether medication can also stop being as… read more

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I do 3 Novolog before each meal, and Lantus before bed. I check BC 4 times a day. I am having constantly high BC when I get up.