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Levemir

Levemir

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

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

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

edited, originally posted over 3 years ago

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 said:

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

posted over 1 year ago

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 said:

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

posted over 5 years ago

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 said:

My original question was if anybody switched insulin lately. I appreciate all the comments regarding keto diets and lifestyle changes but they do not apply to me. Donald you said type two diabetes… read more

posted about 4 years ago

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 said:

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

posted over 6 years ago

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 said:

$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

posted almost 6 years ago

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 said:

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

posted over 4 years ago

How To Control Heavy Sweating

How To Control Heavy Sweating

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

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

posted over 2 years ago

Does Anyone Use Novalog 70/30 Mix?

Does Anyone Use Novalog 70/30 Mix?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Read the package I think you have to use it within two weeks. It may be a month.

posted almost 5 years ago