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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.
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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. 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

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@A DiabetesTeam Member Appreciate the info!

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

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Good Idea!

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

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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

Does Using Levimir (2 Units Per Day) Cause Excessive Belly Fat?
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Two units a day shouldn't cause much of any fat at all, that is really not that much (your pancreas, if working normally produces about 40 units a day itself) so that extra couple is unlikely to be… read more

Can Someone Give Me Suggestions On What's The Best And Worst Oral Medication For Type Two Diabetes. Thank You 😊
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Medications

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I'm on metformin I take 1000 mg or mcg's a day and I also take insulin. If I have a high blood sugar reading, I take cinnamon capsules. They work great for me. NEVER GIVE UP FIGHTING!!!! REMEMBER, WE… 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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Lantus commonly results in low blood sugar readings if taken in the morning.Try taking your dose at bedtime.My dose was changed from am to pm whilst in hospital recently for that very reason.Once my… read more

Has Anyone Used The Dexcom G7? If So Is It Worth Talking To My Doctor About It?
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You may be able to get a finger prick monitor and cheaper test strips from Walmart.

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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Don’t take

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