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I Have Been On Lantus For Several Years Now. My Health Insurance Decided As Of 1/1/23 Lantus Will No Longer Be Covered.

I Have Been On Lantus For Several Years Now. My Health Insurance Decided As Of 1/1/23 Lantus Will No Longer Be Covered.

I have been on Lantus for several years now. My Health Insurance decided as of 1/1/23 Lantus will no longer be covered. Anthem suggested Basaglar, Levemir, Toujeo, or Tresiba. Are any of you on these, any pros or cons of each? It is always something.

I am on Humalog for Quick Acting (as far as I know, this is still covered)

Thanks

A DiabetesTeam Member

@A DiabetesTeam Member Appreciate the info!

Levemir

Levemir

Is anyone experiencing high morning bs # after taking Levemir at bedtime, and experiencing weight gain??

A DiabetesTeam Member

I have moved from Lantus to Toujeo. Only one full daily dose needed, so injections halved. Whee!

I Am On Levemir At Bedtime. I've Gained Weight, Had Itching And Muscle Pain In My Legs. Anyone Else Experience This?

I Am On Levemir At Bedtime. I've Gained Weight, Had Itching And Muscle Pain In My Legs. Anyone Else Experience This?

Since I've been on levimir I've gained weight, had itching and muscle pain in my legs.Has anyone else experienced this?

A DiabetesTeam Member

Good Idea!

Is It Safe To Take My Levemir At Night If My Sugar Is Low Before I Take It?

Is It Safe To Take My Levemir At Night If My Sugar Is Low Before I Take It?

Since Friday I've been on a very strict diabetic diet, following everything dr said to do as my Fasting sugar A1C was 321. Since I've been very strict my sugars are down in the 100's but I had one before supper tonight at 88. That was before my Novolog injection before supper. Two hours after eating it was 125. Great numbers for me but now I'm afraid if I take my slow acting Levemir tonight (80 units) it'll drop too low and I won't know it. any suggestions?

A DiabetesTeam Member

Levemir is slow acting. Doesn't kick in till 4 hours after injection. works all night. I take 32 units and I have taken it when blood sugar was 125. I looked it up on Google. It's suppose to stabilize… read more

Has Anybody Switched Insulin Lately?

Has Anybody Switched Insulin Lately?

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?

A DiabetesTeam Member

I did in 2020 I had fatty Liver and NonAlcoholic Cirrhosis of the Liver. Guess What?? 2022 I now have NO Fatty Liver or Cirrhosis. It was the best decision for me & I was the one to advocate it for… read more

Has Anyone Experienced Extreme Fatigue And Shingles From Levemir, Novolog, Glipzide And Metformin

Has Anyone Experienced Extreme Fatigue And Shingles From Levemir, Novolog, Glipzide And Metformin

A DiabetesTeam Member

Metformin did the opposite on me. I lost 20 pounds within 3 weeks. This was 2012. I did some researching today and metformin interferes with B12 absorption. I have appt with an internist next month… read more

I Dont Know Anything About Diabetes Can Someone Help Me With That

I Dont Know Anything About Diabetes Can Someone Help Me With That

A DiabetesTeam Member

Diabetes is generally a group of metabolic disorder, affecting the ability of body to process and utilize glucose for energy. With diabetes, the pancreas present in our body makes very low or no… read more

What Are Average Costs For Insulin With Insurance.

What Are Average Costs For Insulin With Insurance.

will probably be going on insulin in near future.

A DiabetesTeam Member

$35 Beginning of the year and slowly goes up to $135 by the end of the year for co pay. Middle part of the year when you enter the so called doughnut hole that's when it start to get expensive for a… read more

Basaglar

Basaglar

Got put on this since Medicaid stopped covering Levemir. Has anyone noticed their levels not staying controlled as before? Mine seem higher or lower and not as on target as before and my neuropathy has worsened. Just curious.

A DiabetesTeam Member

Yes it's really an Medicaid covers it an you only got to take it once a day

How To Control Heavy Sweating

How To Control Heavy Sweating

A DiabetesTeam Member

I found out I have diabetes on May 25 2019. from the begining I had face and neck heavy sweating. I had to keep a cold cloth with me at all times. I drink so much water everyday.and eat a ton of… read more