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... My understanding is that Lantus is most effective overnight. Is this true, or does it even matter? ... (1 replies)
... per pen. My husband Mark is type 2 diabetic as well and he's on the Novolog and the Lantus Solorstar pen. ... (2 replies)
... Lantus Solostar at bed time. I was taking my diabetic pills plus the long acting Lantus Solorstar pen. ... (2 replies)

... times go higher or lower than you expect to. The bigger the insulin dose, the bigger this effect is. But you can reduce it substantially by splitting the 60 unit Lantus dose into two or three shots. If you give them at different times of the day, it also flattens out the peaks in insulin action. ... (1 replies)
... h more. I hope this strategy doesn't backfire. As far as his managing it himself, I figured with his age, it might work well for ME to feel I had gained a real understanding about it, then could teach and assist him. ... (20 replies)
... Hi Donna. While you may not feel that comfortable, you seem to have a good grip on things. You are talking to your doctors office and doing what many other diabetics do with their insulin - adjust by yourself until you find the right dose. Don't worry about the exact quantities. There is no "right" amount. There is only the amount that gives you proper blood sugar levels.... (2 replies)
Lantus
Apr 25, 2006
... Blondy and Lane I want to thank you for your replies of help. I did call my doctor and am back on the Novilin Regular to keep my sugars regulated. He was understanding this time, maybe because he knows how serious I am about keeping the sugars under control. You both were big helps. ... (17 replies)
... tty well managing his type 1 diabetes, though we know he doesn't test as often as he should. He was diagnosed at age 16. He takes Humalog three times a day and Lantus at night. ... (3 replies)
... Trying to stock up on insulin, just wondering how long it lasts. It's the insulin in pens (Humalog & Lantus). To my understanding, it's different if it's refrigerated and/or opened. (1 replies)
Insulin Dosage
Jul 10, 2007
... unit of insulin. I went through that same stage. When I began Lantus 4 years ago, I was taking "1" unit per night. ... (23 replies)
... m not sure what type of insulin your father was prescribed, but my "Lantus" is not a fast acting insulin. It will work for many hours after I take it. It is my understanding that most diabetic meds are time released to try to get us on an even keel with our blood sugar levels. ... (5 replies)
... Hi Trinity, I'm new around here but I do have some ideas, and I'm sorry to hear your daughter is having this problem. It can be very scary. A pump may very well be the best way to go. I know some other pumpers who are really happy and would never go back to MDI. I think it's definitely worth looking into. My understanding is that some of the pump companies will give you a... (7 replies)
Please Help!
Dec 7, 2004
... that her control is good and this is to be expected for someone coming out of honeymoon. My daughter is on a complicated schedule right now with a small dose of Lantus at night and different ratios of Novolog for breakfast, lunch and dinner. ... (7 replies)


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