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Pain Management board

  1. Afraid to talk with my doctor about meds
    ... x2 daily Byetta Sub derm injection 10mcg x2 daily Lantus sub derm injection 35 units 1 daily Novolog Flexpen...

Hypoglycemia board

  1. Hypoglycemia Advice Please
    ... it might be worth adding a long acting insulin like Lantus or Levemir once or twice a day. It sounds like you...

  2. Hypoglycemia Alert Service Dog?
    ... levels were at least 200 b4 bedtime. But now im on lantus and i take it in the am. This helps me alot becuz...
    ... item soon but I guess time will tell. I too use Lantus but was still having the seizures. I was told this...
    ... seizures brought on by low blood sugar. Switching to Lantus helped. But what really sorted the problem out was...

  3. Reactive hypoglycemia and analyzing the numbers
    ... when I eat along with the insulin I take. I am now on Lantus (45 units) for all day long (basil). And I also use...

Alzheimer's Disease & Dementia board

  1. Mom's Memory
    ... insulin dependent diabetic for 43 years, smoker. Meds... Lantus , Novalog, Atenolol, Cozaar, Norvasc, Lasix, Tylenol3...

Neuropathy board

  1. New to Neuropathy - What can I expect?
    ... years or so. Then it became ineffective. I now take lantus insulin, one shot a day in the am. Glucophage, 2 tablets...

  2. Dr. is no help
    ... I've had diabeties for 5 years. I take Lantus , Humulin and Novalog. It controls my bloodsugar to...

Digestive Disorders board

  1. my doctor recommended gastric bypass
    ... different meds/therapies. Currently I am on 48 units of Lantus , plus 1000mg Glucovance twice a day. I try to follow...

Thyroid Disorders board

  1. joint pain anyone?
    ... visit on the 22nd. He said he'd probably start me on lantus , that once a day long acting insulin. I gotta call...

  2. can anyone tell me what sort of levels i could expect?
    ... effects of all those meds. The gp said he'd like to try lantus which is a once a day thing. The foot's got this...

Pregnancy board

  1. diabetic wanting to get pregnant
    ... glucophage and doctor changed me to a nightly shot of Lantus 1o units. The first week I was own my own low carbs...

Trying to Conceive (TTC) board

  1. TTC Buddies & Friends 210
    ... lol!!Picco how are you doing? The doctor put me on Lantus insulin shots @ bedtime for my diabetes yesterday...

Health Insurance SSDI Issues board

  1. Prescription Discount Cards?
    ... was able to get humalog, toprol xl, zestoreritic, lantus and a bunch of other meds. The income to qualify...

High & Low Blood Pressure board

  1. ENALAPRIL and/or ANY OTHER ACE INHIBITOR'S SIDE AFFECTS FOR BP MEDS
    ... diabetic and also has thyroid problems. She takes lantus 70 units and humalong varies for diabetes; she takes...

  2. what to eat?
    ... meds for a whole yr, and she was able to reduce her lantus to only 15 units at nite. I am sure diet plays...

  3. My Dad's medications!
    ... an increase in insulin injects. Also at the time lantus came out and i switched to lantus. I don't know...
    ... an increase in insulin injects. Also at the time lantus came out and i switched to lantus. I don't know...

  4. Maybe a silly question about calcium channel blockers
    ... Beer, i take verapamil, hctz, humalog, baby asprin, lantus and artichoke extract. How would you suggest i take...
    ... Beer, i take verapamil, hctz, humalog, baby asprin, lantus and artichoke extract. How would you suggest i take ... fectiveness of your meds. How about the humalog and the lantus ? Are they supposed to be taken at the same time? Is...
    ... toast dry and take my verapamil. Of course humalog & lantus is ok to take with breakfast. I'll take the asprin...

High Cholesterol board

  1. New..Just diagnosed, a few questions???
    ... Your signature post says: Type 1 since 1977. On Lantus , Novorapid and Actrapid. But then you said...

  2. Questions about cholesterol numbers
    ... it is. Meds I am taking are ACtos, Glucovance, Lantus Insulin, BP meds and thyroid med. Please help. Thanks...

Addison's Disease board

  1. adrenal? should this happen after exercise?
    ... Fri. I also have to take actosplus met, humolog, and lantus for diabetes. crestor for cholesterol, I also deal...

Diabetes board

  1. Weight
    ... also know that the modern long-acting insulins like Lantus which are available today offer very smooth control...

  2. Antagolin-for insulin resistence.
    ... us all the same. I just started insulin (glargine, Lantus solarstar) and am having allergic reactions. Of course...

  3. Could use some advice for a friend in BAD shape!!!
    ... have never heard of anyone getting reaactions to " Lantus ", insulin glargine, even though the leaflet that comes...
    ... Finally I asked to be taken off Levemir and put on Lantus and within 2 weeks I noticed a big differance in my ... insulin...Maybe even Levemir could help you instead of Lantus ... I hate when we complain to DR's and I even showed...

  4. insulin shots
    ... Hi Ruth, I know at home the name of insulin was Lantus her poor legs are so big from retaining fluid. And...
    ... Okay...if she was taking Lantus at home, they may have switched her to NPH and Regular ... her diabetes anyway...if she had to take 47 units of Lantus daily, then she probably should have been on less ... Lantus , but combined with some rapid-acting insulin before...

  5. Glyburide or insulin injection
    ... s if you're on both a long-acting insulin, such as Lantus , plus a rapid-acting, such as humalog or novolog and...

  6. weight gain with humalog? please help!
    ... still stands whether you're taking Novolog, Humalog, Lantus , Levemir, or any insulin. Once you're on insulin...

  7. Is it posible to go back to taking oral meds instead of insulin....
    ... insulin. You might want to check to see if Levemir and Lantus use the same substance and, if not, try switching ... to Lantus . And TF is correct that merely splitting the dose...
    ... has patients taking 90 and more than 100 units of Lantus daily and still have HbA1cs of 11. They must eat...
    ... worse. I asked to be taken off the Levemir and put on Lantus . Well after 2 weeks on Lantus my sugars were down ... specialist had.... Now I am shooting 20 units bedtime Lantus ......no itching or redness.... I am counting carbs...
    ... really good news !!! You have a smooth program now. Lantus is quite good, it outputs steadily over most of the...

  8. taking byetta and insulin together
    ... wants me to take a byetta shot in the morning and a lantus shot in the evening. Has anyone done this before and...

  9. Why Minidiab (glipizide) caused me so much heart palpitation and dizziness?
    ... just one shot a day of a long-acting insulin such as Lantus might do the trick to bring your numbers down to a...

  10. Insulin Users---question
    ... I am male, 5' 11" 260. I inject 30 units of Lantus at night before bed, and am on Metformin 1 g 2x a ... going to take a guess that I could go to 35 units of Lantus and not cover at all on this carb intake. You may...
    ... 3672159]I am male, 5' 11" 260. I inject 30 units of Lantus at night before bed, and am on Metformin 1 g 2x a ... going to take a guess that I could go to 35 units of Lantus and not cover at all on this carb intake. You may...

  11. Best Way To Use Insulin To Keep Numbers Down
    ... meal and cover before eating the next one. I am on Lantus and Humalog .... I tried natural insulin for a while...

  12. newly diagnosed and new to this board
    ... so. He told me to come in and we'll start insulin ( lantus 15-20 units in a.m., amaryl 2 mg in a.m. and 2 mg...

  13. what do I do
    ... insulin regimen? You might consider something like Lantus and a humalog pen instead of the sliding scale. It ... don't know if you know how it works, but you take lantus once or twice a day and use humalog pens for any carbs ... You just correct for it as it happens. Using a lantus -type regimen is more like a T1 regimen than a T2,...
    ... not more. If you're still taking the 70/30 with the Lantus , you need to stop that regimen as it's not working ... you. I know you had a bad reaction to at least one Lantus shot, but not sure if it's happened again. There...

  14. Worried - maybe losing insurance coverage for drugs
    ... needs for name-brand meds down to two. Diovan, and Lantus . Some of you folks who have been insulin-dependent ... roughly-equivalent therapeutic dosing for 30 units of Lantus once daily if done in say, 4 injections of Novolin...

  15. overdosing on insulin
    ... diabetic, have been for 5 years. I am currently taking Lantus (injections) once per night. (insulin Pen) The over...

  16. Insulin resistance question
    ... Hi twokatss, I'm on Lantus and had the same thing happen. My morning readings ... lowered my dose my sugars leveled out. Also I now take Lantus in the morning instead of at night. You might want...

  17. Heat Exhaustion?
    ... blown about a year ago. I'll probably be starting lantus within the next couple months cause diet has only...

  18. Exercise without going Hypo
    ... type of insulin regimen are you on? If you're on lantus plus a rapid-acting bolus such as novolog or humalog...
    ... doctor to switch you to a long-acting insulin like Lantus , combined with a rapid-acting insulin like Novolog...
    ... doctor to switch you to a long-acting insulin like Lantus , combined with a rapid-acting insulin like Novolog...

  19. Insulin Resistance??
    ... About 2 and half years ago my doctor switched me to Lantus and Novolog. We had it figured out that every 3 carbs...
    ... you've gotten a bad batch of insulin...either the Lantus or the Novolog (probably the novolog, from your description ... I did just think of one other thing...could your Lantus dose be wrong? Either your needs increased or it...

  20. !!Please Help!!! I need some answers on something!!
    ... years. Now i'm on Novalog 20 units before meals, Lantus 30 units in the night, and now Symlin 15mcg before...
    ... may need to be on a higher level of basal insulin ( Lantus ), and it's also possible that you may need to split ... dosage and take it twice a day rather than once a day. Lantus does not last a full 24 hours in everyone, and many...
    ... I have heard of some people who take two shots of lantus , one friend takes 20 units in the morning and 25 at...

  21. When the pills stop working....
    ... insulin, they didn't have really long-acting basals like lantus , or really short-acting rapids like novolog/humalog...

  22. question insulin
    ... sugar when eating. A longer acting insulin such as Lantus helps maintain better blood glucose control by releasing ... day, for between 18-24 hours. Using a system like Lantus / Humalog pens requires many more shots daily, upwards...
    ... a relief. With the regimen that Wallis mentioned ( lantus plus either humalog or novolog), you'd also have a...
    ... i'm up to 15-20 units of novalog before meals and lantus in the evening which is longer lasting or a 24 hour...

  23. 1st post recently diagnosed type 2 have a question about anxiety
    ... diabetes, the doctors put me on insulin Novorapid and Lantus . When I started having insulin, I started hyperventilati...

  24. Hypo In The Middle Of The Nighy
    ... Hi twokatss, I take Lantus and my Endo told me to take it at night and I had...

  25. Glucophage!
    ... may be me not following my diet. I take 60 units of Lantus at night and then a sliding scale of Humalog during...
    ... What time do you usually take your Lantus at night? It's possible you are running out of Lantus ... insulin in your system until you take another dose of Lantus . Speak to your doctor about when you should take ... your Lantus in order to prevent the gap....
    ... Wallis86;3542597]What time do you usually take your Lantus at night? It's possible you are running out of Lantus ... insulin in your system until you take another dose of Lantus . Speak to your doctor about when you should take ... your Lantus in order to prevent the gap. You know what I have ... never thought about that. She told me to take the Lantus before bed, and I'm a late nighter, so I will take...
    ... Wallis! Dede, I think he hit the nail on the head. Lantus does not last a full 24 hours for many people. Since ... probably the problem. You may need to split your lantus dose in half, and take half when you usually take ... wouldn't suprise me if, after you split the dose of lantus , you won't need the glucophage at all. Ruth...

  26. Starting Lantis....
    ... 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 ... have to use it at night and in the morning. I use Lantus at night. But with you, I have never heard of someone ... taking so low of a dosage of Lantus , you usually take a dosage that is more higher, I ... using it for a long amount of time, with the dosage of Lantus that you are taking, I doubt very seriously if you ... at all, but you may have to increase your dosage of Lantus , that's a small amount, it may not do much right now...
    ... I have gained some weight after I was put on the lantus and thats stresses me out because I worked so hard ... more your blood sugar raises.. I take 50 units of lantus twice a day and 1000 mg of metformin twice a day but ... the lantus doesnt seem to be working for me and my dad was also ... on it he passed away now but the lantus didnt work for him either.. I wish you luck on it...
    ... 3552648]I have gained some weight after I was put on the lantus and thats stresses me out because I worked so hard ... more your blood sugar raises.. I take 50 units of lantus twice a day and 1000 mg of metformin twice a day but ... the lantus doesnt seem to be working for me and my dad was also ... on it he passed away now but the lantus didnt work for him either.. I wish you luck on it ... insulin during the day, are you sure that it's the Lantus that's not working, or is it the metformin? I did ... gain weight also, but I was taking Lantus a night, and Humalog during the day also with a pill...

  27. Need advice on getting treatment
    ... time to help you stabilize. discuss using drugs like Lantus for 24 hour support and perhaps Humalog, Novolog or...
    ... time to help you stabilize. discuss using drugs like Lantus for 24 hour support and perhaps Humalog, Novolog or...

  28. Insulin Next - Scared!
    ... be on just one shot a day of a basal insulin, like Lantus , and you can take that independent of meals. If...
    ... I just started Lantus insulin 2 months ago. I was like you, afraid of the...

  29. using fast acting insulin with no food to control Morning phenomenon
    ... 40 to 50 carbs 10pm currently up to 110 units of Lantus - they (doctors) want me to keep adding until my morning...
    ... could inject NPH before going to bed and shift the Lantus shot to the morning. NPH has a pronounced peak at...

  30. It finally happened.
    ... amazing thing. I'm currently on a supportive dose of 8 lantus for the pancreas, and I don't bolus for anything....
    ... 3514260]... I'm currently on a supportive dose of 8 lantus for the pancreas, and I don't bolus for anything....

  31. Is there such a thing a too much insulin
    ... discuss a simliar issue. I am taking 50 units of Lantus at night before bed and my numbers are about 160-180 ... the keep rising until about lunch time. I think the lantus may be keeping me artifically elevated in the morning...

  32. anyone get head aches with insulin?
    ... these? I take novalog (15 units) before meals and lantus (50 units) at bed times. still do not have the right ... still in the 200's about 6 -7 hours after taking the Lantus - my numbers are 170-180ish then it keeps rising until ... about 11-12 hours after taking lantus - even if I eat and take Novalog before my morning...
    ... Novolog per 7 carbs at meal time and take 8 units of Lantus in the evening and 8 units in the morning. I used ... Novolog per 15 carbs at meal times and 20 units of Lantus in the evening. The only time I ever had a headache...
    ... after switching from NPH and Regular to Humalog and Lantus , and of course if my blood sugars go way up or way...
    ... I take 50 units of humalog and 200 of lantus daily and have never had a headache from them. I...

  33. Injecting what Dr says?????
    ... other than a pump!) is a long-acting insulin, such as Lantus , combined with a rapid-acting insulin (such as humalog...

  34. a twist on Dawn Phenomenon
    ... about a months ago i started insulin. I am using Lantus at night and with the use of Novolog I have gooten...
    ... It sounds like the DP to me. And it looks like Lantus just doesn't do it for you at that time of the day ... . You could try switching from Lantus to NPH for your long acting insulin. NPH peaks about...
    ... about a months ago i started insulin. I am using Lantus at night and with the use of Novolog I have gooten...

  35. Question about diabetes and colonoscopy
    ... started changing around six months ago when I started lantus (insulin) at nighttime. I also take glucotrol. I...

  36. Lantus ?
    ... things until you find what works best. Taking all your Lantus in the morning is a good place to start. I found, ... that I woke with high blood sugars. I concluded that Lantus wasn't lasting the full 24 hours for me, and this ... to try something else. So I started splitting the Lantus dose between morning and evening shots. This works...
    ... dinner and so low in the morning I couldn't even think! Lantus works for 16-18 hours. I switched it to the morning ... How I switched over is you have a 4 hour window with lantus . I used to take it at 11pm, then the next night I...
    ... I've been told by a couple of docs that Lantus is strongest in the first 6-12 hours, and weakens...

  37. Byetta and lantus?
    ... can reduce it substantially by splitting the 60 unit Lantus dose into two or three shots. If you give them at...

  38. Dr said I have Type II – I have questions for everyone – plz. Help.
    ... have any idea. I am on rapid insulin (Apidra) and Lantus (long term insulin). I tried Metformin and it tore...

  39. Frustrated
    ... would recommend going on a long-acting insulin such as lantus for your basal needs, along with a rapid-acting insulin ... count, but it isn't all that difficult. With the lantus /humalog or novolog regimen, you would probably get...

  40. hypo??
    ... post that it said you were "Type 1 since 1977. On Lantus , Novorapid and Actrapid." I'm on Lantus and Novorapid...
    ... me. At one stage I was splitting my basal between Lantus in the morning and NPH at night and using Novorapidv...
    ... with extreme lows...so to deal with it I moved my Lantus injections from the evenings to the mornings. No two...

  41. Lantus ?????
    ... I've been on Lantus for two years in conjunction with Novolog for meals ... . Originally I was taking 20 units of Lantus at night 9 PM and 1 unit of Novolog for every 15 carbs ... increased my Novolg to 1 unit per 10 carbs and switched my Lantus to a 6 AM injection of 20 Carbs as my AM glucose was ... onsistently high, hoping the marginal initial activation of Lantus would help. That change resulted in no change on the ... 50s within two hours. I am now on two injections of Lantus , 6AM and 6PM and am adjusting my Novolog for meals...
    ... would certainly have some effect. My experience with Lantus was that it would kick in within about 2 hours, but ... Evening is easier to cope with and diagnose. As for Lantus vs other long acting, I thought it was of huge benefit...
    ... My dad and I are both diabetics and we're both on Lantus . But I take it at night and he takes it in the morning ... . Personally, I love lantus ! Nothing has ever controlled my sugars so well. ... My dad's blood sugars are great and he takes his lantus in the morning. If your wife's blood sugars are dropping...

  42. New to insulin
    ... fasting. Now the doctor has put me on a insulin regimen. Lantus 10 units at bedtime and humulin r using a sliding ... line scale :) but only with the humulin r and not the lantus ) A few questions: Can I mix the lantus and humulin...
    ... to my knowledge of course: No, you should not mix Lantus with any other insulin. In fact, be careful not to ... as your humulin. It can negate the effect of your Lantus . Insulin does not raise your blood sugar levels....
    ... making me nauseus. My doc originally put me on Lantus and my sugars went CRAZY. She fiddled with my dose...
    ... carbohydrate grams? If you do, you might be better off on Lantus with humalog or novolog (rapid-acting insulins) each...

  43. insulin dose
    ... what seem to me a large amount of insulin 85 units of lantus and 10 units plus scale of novolog with meals. Sugar...
    ... insulin. It sounds like you could be using too much Lantus . The general rule is, when you have got your Lantus ... blood glucose from falling you are taking too much Lantus ....
    ... I meant to say that the insulins like levemir and lantus are so much better. Cora...
    ... Russell, The required Lantus dose depends on a number of things, but the main ones ... whether you have insulin resistance. I take 15 units of Lantus a day, and I am a normal weight male (75kg), moderatly ... so here is how to test your dosage. As I mentioned, Lantus should keep your blood sugar reasonably stable throughout ... blood sugar goes down during the following hours, the Lantus dose is too high. If blood sugar goes up after skipping ... a meal, you need more Lantus . It gets complicated when blood sugar goes up...

  44. anyone have any info on natural supplements for diabetes?
    ... and my insulin requirements went from 40 units of lantus a day to 14 is what i'm currently taking. At first...

  45. Anyone else have bowel problems that could be related to their diabetes?
    ... Avandia a few months ago. They also started me on lantus about a month ago (25 units). I can't get my sugars...

  46. Diamaxol
    ... requirements by more than half, from 40 units per day of lantus to 14 by using phytoplankton UMAC brand. My A1C went...

  47. extremely high reading HELP!!
    ... advise here. I take 20 mg. novolog 70/30 and 25 mg. lantus . I really need some help here I have been watching...

  48. Novalog isnt fast enough.
    ... the target range before going to bed and adjust your Lantus until your morning blood glucose is also acceptable ... . To find out if this amount of Lantus is suitable for the rest of the day, skip a meal and...

  49. Irregular Heartbeat???
    ... type 2 diabetic and am on insulin. I take 60 units of Lantus with each meal and 20 units of Humalin R 500 with...
    ... type 2 diabetic and am on insulin. I take 60 units of Lantus with each meal and 20 units of Humalin R 500 with...

  50. Plenty of questions...
    ... changed my insulin. Since then, I've been taking Lantus and Humalog, one shot of Lantus at night, and three...
    ... works best for you is best. This includes either Lantus or Levemir as the basal insulin, and Apidra, Humalog...

  51. Problems w/Lantus and anxiety! Anyone else?? Please respond!
    ... - anyone experience anxiety problems while taking Lantus or even after? Both my sister and I had a severe ... reaction to Lantus , fast pulse, trouble breathing, tightness in upper ... released, the doctor told me to continue taking the Lantus since, according to her, there was no way it could ... This time I read the pamphlet that came with the Lantus and on the back, it listed [COLOR="Red"]"severe reactions ... listed one :)! It has been 2 weeks since I stopped the Lantus and I am still having problems with feelings of anxiety ... towards evening at time when I used to inject the Lantus . I've spoken to 4 pharmacists and I'm told that it ... could be that the Lantus is still being released in small amounts into my blood ... read a warning about taking allergy medication with Lantus . I take Benedryl regularly and wondered if that has...

  52. I have Type 1.5...Where do I begin to control this?
    ... immediately started me on a NovaLog during the day and Lantus at night. Am I experiencing the "honeymoon" period...
    ... immediately started me on a NovaLog during the day and Lantus at night. Am I experiencing the "honeymoon" period ... eaten for 4 or more hours), then it's possible your Lantus dose is a bit too high. You can easily tweak the ... both types of insulin at one time. Either tweak the Lantus by reducing your dosage by 1-2 units and evaluating ... until dinner, and so forth. This will tell you if the Lantus dose is too high. Perhaps someone else (Mark, Blondy...
    ... then fast untill about 2 or 3 pm) and see how your lantus keeps your blood sugar stable. On another day, try...

  53. Extremely low blood sugar (37)
    ... readings. Absolutely nothing was different. I'm on Lantus . Of the 88 units, 27 had come out of one vial, and...
    ... testing and be prepared to change your doses. Does lantus come in U500? Did you check the new bottle? Best...
    ... I"m pretty sure Lantus only comes in U-100....
    ... It is possable that the lantus was bad!!! sometimes this happens/has happend to me...
    ... [QUOTE=everphill;3242168]It is possable that the lantus was bad!!! sometimes this happens/has happend to me ... what happens, worked for me Hope this helps When Lantus is going bad, it doesn't work, it doesn't work more...
    ... [QUOTE=blondy2061h;3242427]When Lantus is going bad, it doesn't work, it doesn't work more ... it did for me i had the same problem, changed the Lantus and then no problem. Maybe it was just coincidence...

  54. Insulin ???
    ... high in the morning but low in the evening. I know Lantus does not work for 24 hours so you really need 2 shots ... of Lantus. R does not work good with Lantus so does anyone use Lipsro with Lantus. I asked my...
    ... high in the morning but low in the evening. I know Lantus does not work for 24 hours so you really need 2 shots ... of Lantus. R does not work good with Lantus so does anyone use Lipsro with Lantus. I asked my ... a lot of assumptions going on there. First of all, Lantus does not always work for 24 hours in some people, ... does not. I have a number of friends that only take lantus (and some take levemir) once per day and it works ... what happens. I know of people that use lispro with lantus and they do get better control. Lispro peaks at about...
    ... I have tried Lantus . At about 18 to 20 hours my BS would go way up. So...

  55. How many insulin shots are you on a day.
    ... pump -- hence I rely strictly on injections. I take Lantus twice a day -- once in the am prior to my first meal ... I have them spaced out properly, this gives me one Lantus shot every 12 hours. I also take Humalog prior ... dinner and then SOMETIMES at the same time as my final Lantus injection -- but only if I am planning on eating and...


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