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... There's no one type of insulin that's more likely or less likely to cause weight gain. My answer above still stands whether you're taking Novolog, Humalog, Lantus, Levemir, or any insulin. ... (3 replies)
... pounds from where i was a month ago. it is soooo frustrating. i feel like my sugars are finally under control but now my weight is not. ... (6 replies)
... A lot of people report weight gain on Lantus, but I don't personally feel Lantus itself causes weight gain, but rather, the improper use of Lantus. ... (4 replies)

... dose of insulin before you eat, based on the number of carbs you're planning to eat and your own personal insulin to carb ratio. ... (14 replies)
... Should also mention my weight gain has been 10 lbs since on insulin...I was 165.... ... (3 replies)
... If it's the idea of shots, well, taking an insulin needle is NOTHING. I use short 6mm needles which are 32 gauge and I don't even feel them. ... (13 replies)
Weight
Nov 11, 2008
... A person transitioning from uncontrolled diabetes to management with insulin usually gains a few pounds....before his diet and exercise program equilabrates to the insulin. ... (11 replies)
Insulin benefits?
Mar 17, 2009
... on a graduating scale I have not gained an ounce. Does anyone know if the weight gain is immediate or is it gadual. ... (1 replies)
... And Byetta is pretty new, so I don't know much about that one, but I do use Lantus at night. Lantus is suppose to be a long acting insulin, it should last for 24 hours, even though with some of us it doesn't. ... (6 replies)
... I guess that you are a bit stressed out because of the weight gain, but anytime that you're taking a large amount of insulin throughout the day, we will gain weight. But you are taking a lot of insulin during the day, are you sure that it's the Lantus that's not working, or is it the metformin? ... (6 replies)
Frustrated
Feb 24, 2008
... could be causing the weight gain. Also, insulin usually causes weight gain if your blood sugars were running extremely high before starting insulin because, in that case, your body isn't able to utilize glucose and it starts burning fat for fuel. It is not, however, a healthy way to lose weight! ... (2 replies)
New Here/My Story
Dec 11, 2005
... ust made myself move on. Well, it all hit me like a ton of bricks and I went to a really bad place. I stopped checking my blood sugars and I would only take my insulin sporadically. That time, I put myself into the hospital. I ended up in ICU and basically I woke myself up. I was being really stupid. ... (7 replies)
Advice please
Dec 10, 2008
... Interesting...your case sounds very similar to mine. I was always a normal weight until my early 30's, when I had to take a medication for depression which caused a significant weight gain. ... (9 replies)
... My endo says my body is making plenty of insulin. I could never understand how giving me more insulin will help if my body already has enough insulin that it is not using well. ... (23 replies)
... s. the insulin was Lantus. ... (3 replies)
... acting insulin based on what you're planning to eat. ... (1 replies)
... Wow that scares me even more. I always make sure she has a snack before betime, it usually consists of around 25 carbs and some protein. I have tweaked with the insulin formula many times in the past couple of months. At first it works for a while and then she starts getting the lows again. ... (7 replies)
... Only problem with that is I have never felt closer to death. I'm on novlog insulin 12units plus sliding scale before every meal, I'm working my way up from 40 units to 60 units nightly of lantus at bedtime. ... (14 replies)
... betes 12 years ago. With my family history it is not surprising that this diagnosis has been updated to type 1 since that time. For years I was on Novolog and Lantus as controls for my BG and for years my A1c was in the 6.4 to 6.7 ranges and my weight stayed stable at about 190 to 195. ... (1 replies)
... I would also suggest you check your doc's formula to make sure it's correct. I've heard some docs just pick a number. If there has been any weight gain or loss this can mean the dose needs to be adjusted. ... (7 replies)


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