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Does Anyone Else Have Issues Of Substantial Weight Gain And Belly Bloating Using Lantus For Type 2

Does Anyone Else Have Issues Of Substantial Weight Gain And Belly Bloating Using Lantus For Type 2

Have had type 2 for over 20 years. I'm told by doctors that I have to be on insulin. But, it is not really controlling my blood sugar as well as it should, and it's caused me to gain a lot of weight, including belly bloat! Not sure what to do. So tired of it. I'm thinking I will have to eat like a vegetarian rabbit for the rest of my life. thinking about naturopathic remedies. Anyone try anything that works? I need to lose a lot of weight now. But I seem to be going up and down about the… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I take Lantus and have belly bloat.I manage it by moving my injection sites further down my belly every six weeks,or when my " spare tyre," is evident.I can usually then drop a couple of pounds by… read more

posted 11 months ago

Anyone Taking Metformin, Januvia And Lantus For Controlling Blood Glucose?

Anyone Taking Metformin, Januvia And Lantus For Controlling Blood Glucose?

My doctor took me off most of my pills and left me taking @Metformin, @Januvia, and @Lantus (Solostar) @Pen. Anyone taking similar medications at one time? what are your doses and is it working? I noticed that my BG is lower in the mornings and higher before dinner where I take my last dose of Lantus and it's still high when I go to bed.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I take Januvia, Lantus and occasionally Novolog. You might talk to your doctor about changing the timing of your meds. Most doctors initially prescribe Lantus as a once a day insulin. I have had much… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Lantus

Lantus

Is my itchy skin a result of using Lantus?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have taken Lantus for 3 years with no adverse effects. If you're having itching it could be caused my dry skin. I use Gold Bond Ultimate diabetics dry skin relief. One thing you need to be aware of… read more

posted almost 4 years ago

Could Anyone Help Me Please? Starting Trulicity Tomorrow. Tyvm Hugs 🤗

Could Anyone Help Me Please? Starting Trulicity Tomorrow. Tyvm Hugs 🤗

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 🤗

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

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

posted about 2 years ago

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

Why Is My Fasting Blood Sugar High In The Morning ?

Why Is My Fasting Blood Sugar High In The Morning ?

Well there are a few theories which I will paste articles which speak of these effects :

Dawn Phenomenon vs Somogyi effect

https://www.webmd.com/diabetes/dawn-phenomenon-...

Taken from : https://www.mottchildren.org/health-library/zx3495

There is also the Dawn phenomenon vs Foot to floor :

https://www.believethehypo.com/post/dawn-phenom...

Now as you can read from above, medications are the only thing which do affect fasting blood sugar, so if you are on diabetic medications discuss with… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

When trying to find a solution to increased insulin resistance caused by sodium bicarbonate,I split my long action insulin(Lantus) 50/50 and had second dose at bedtime,but for me it didn't help
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posted about 6 hours ago

Who Takes Toujeo?

Who Takes Toujeo?

I've taken Lantus solostar for a long time and to keep it short I had Toujeo refilled instead, I've taken it before, but I am on 26u of lantus and toujeo says it's 3 times more powerful but I don't remember being it that way, this morning I shot 26 like lantus, we'll see what it says in the morning.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I’m not certain about where you live but in my area if one drug helps better your doctor can request in writing the insurance company and request the better med for you. Worth a try.

posted about 4 years ago

How The Heck Does The Doctor Decide What To Prescribe For Diabetics?

How The Heck Does The Doctor Decide What To Prescribe For Diabetics?

Some may see the Doctor as some all knowing Oracle that uses a crystal ball to decide what prescriptions to write to treat our Type 2 diabetes.

The truth is, unless your diabetes doesn't follow the "rules" and you need the help of an Endocrinologist, they use a "flow chart" that most highschool kids could follow well enough to write the scripts.

Primary/Family Doc's don't even need to know how to spell Diabetes in order to treat it because the worlds leading experts have "written the rules"… read more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I'm actually surprised that people are averse to insulin. When I found out last May. I just assumed I would be on insulin forever. I am now on Lantus Trulicity and Metformin. Yes, would I like to… read more

posted 10 days ago

I'm Having Trouble Getting My Morning Readings Down. How Can I Help This?

I'm Having Trouble Getting My Morning Readings Down. How Can I Help This?

We eat our biggest meal around 6 PM. I've been told to eat a snack around 10pm. What makes a good snack? What else can I do?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

HussionK google JJ Smith green smoothie cleanse and it will give you all the needed info. Or, Target or a Walmart sells the paper back books. It was well worth it for us.

posted about 2 years ago

Fortamet

Fortamet

when I was 8 they tubes from my kidneys to bladder and my bladder to out were to small causes a serious backup of urine into my kidneys. that was surgically corrected but almost killed my kidneys. 17 years ago I was told that my kidneys bleed at a +3 for no apparent reason, but function normally. in 2004 I found out I had angiomloipomas in both kidneys In 2004 they were 1-4mm in 2005 they had grown to 4-5cm. in 2007 they remain the same. my question is: should I even be on the metforminread more

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I wish I had a crystal ball to tell me what is the best medicine for diabetes . Also that does not cost an arm and a leg. I'll prob loose weight with all this diarrhea but I cannot continue. I have… read more

posted about 2 months ago