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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 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

posted about 1 month ago

Is Lantus Better Than Toujeo For A Type 1 Diabetic?

Is Lantus Better Than Toujeo For A Type 1 Diabetic?

I was changed to toujeo about 3weeks ago. I take it at night but throughout the night my sugar starts going up. Should it be changed back to lantus? I'm a type 1 and have a dexcom which has been great so far. What is a good recommendation ?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I'm on trujeo and take 114 units every morning. I don't take any other form of insulin. It did drop my a1c from 7.2 to 6.4 in 3 months. I also can't eat a diabetic diet due to gastroparisis and… read more

posted 8 days 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 over 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 over 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 over 2 years 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 over 4 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 about 1 year 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 5 months ago

Does Anyone Else Bruise Or Bleen At Their Injection Site?

Does Anyone Else Bruise Or Bleen At Their Injection Site?

I find that I am bruising at my injection sites on my hips and stomach. I'm wondering if anyone else has this problem. I spoke to my diabetes nurse about this and they said that it was abnormal and that most people don't bruise or bleed. There was no explanation to this.

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I also get bruised on my stomach and thighs and arms and I do sometimes bleed but not that often. I've always thought that waas normal.

posted about 2 months ago

Anybody Have The Pro Bleme Of Hi Sugar Only During Night Time And Morning And Ok Rest Of The Day ?

Anybody Have The Pro Bleme Of Hi Sugar Only During Night Time And Morning And Ok Rest Of The Day ?

My sugar level is mostly high during nighttime and morning when i wake up....... does anybody have that problem or had that problem ..

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

I have noticed late night dinners, or snacks, keeps the blood sugars reading high and remains high in the morning, but nothing after 7pm or 8pm, keeps the blood sugar readings at 5.

posted 5 months ago