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Is Insomnia A Side Effect Of Injectable Anti Diabetes Therapy Such As Insulin Analogs?
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I now suffer from a significant amount of insomnia. It seems to be getting worse and I a. now getting a poor response to traditional prescription sleep medication. Is it possible that my melatonin levels and my magnesium levels have been decreased due to my insulin analog therapies?
I tried over the counter combination of melatonin plus magnesium therapy and this seems to be improving my sleep quality and duration over the past 3 nights.

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

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i take metformin 2 times a day.and lantus25 at nnight 2 hours after a meal.Itried trulity and ozepic got sick very naseaesd ,bbloated gas burning constipatedbeen to hospital had ct scan drank the… read more

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

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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

Lantus
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Is my itchy skin a result of using Lantus?

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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

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 have always been told that Lantus does not cause Weight gain. Other insulins do, such as Humalog or Apidra or Humulin , or even the insulin mixes such as 70/30. The difference is because Lantus is a… read more

Which Insulin Is The Best Long Acting?
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Hi @A DiabetesTeam Member
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Insulin glargine: Lantus, Basaglar, and Toujeo all contain insulin glargine and last for at least 24 hours. Toujeo lasts the longest (up… read more

Who Takes Toujeo?
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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.

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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.

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

Take 16 Units Of Lantus In AM Have High BS At Bedtime & Wake Up With BS In The 50's. Why Does BS Go So Low Over Night?
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a basal insulin mimics the action of our pancreas which produces a small amount of insulin throughout a 24 hour period.