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Hypoglycemia board

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

Diabetes board

  1. Could use some advice for a friend in BAD shape!!!
    ... I am running into the same...I took Levemir for a year and had itching and red welts at injection ... problem with it...Finally I asked to be taken off Levemir and put on Lantus and within 2 weeks I noticed a big ... need to try a different type of insulin...Maybe even Levemir could help you instead of Lantus... I hate when...

  2. insulin shots
    ... insulin in half. I should tell you what she was on. Levemir 20 units at night. That night an hour and a half after...
    ... a world of difference. Her primary had stopped the levemir . So the diabetes doc put her on novalog with a sliding ... and it seemed to take a month off of the long-acting levemir to get better. Besides the crying and ‘when is it...

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

  4. Is it posible to go back to taking oral meds instead of insulin....
    ... would like to ask you another question....I am taking levemir 54 units --10pm...my sugar is still high in the morn...
    ... Am I on the correct thinking????? Yes, I take levemir at night and novo rapid during the day.... Thankyou...
    ... your daytime numbers reasonable would be to split the levemir dose and take half at bedtime and half in the morning ... carb ratio. If so, you could probably reduce the levemir even a bit more, but you might increase or decrease ... closely to your meal requirements, while reducing the levemir , could help you avoid the yo-yo effect. Ruth...
    ... crackers or a small fruit. Shoot your 42 units of Levemir . Don't even bother to finger-stick now, because I...
    ... My Family DR told me split the levemir also. And watch carefully my readings after my main...
    ... mentioned being low during the night. So I think your Levemir dose is still too high. The only way to test long...
    ... Ruth. Big words confuse me.... I am halving my levemir ---night and morn. I do know how to count carbs ...
    ... rate. But for now, just see if you can get the levemir dosage tweaked. As I mentioned before, you might...
    ... especially about Long lasting..... After dividing my Levemir half and half I have seen no changes in my morn reads...
    ... there would be any change as a result of dividing a Levemir dose half-and-half, except that it might keep you ... doses over a day's time, when the active period of the levemir is 24 hours. Except, that your "lows" might not quite...
    ... of the insulin. You might want to check to see if Levemir and Lantus use the same substance and, if not, try ... better for you than just decreasing the entire dose of levemir . Ruth...
    ... I was going low when I was taking 55 units of Levemir ....I also was having flu like symptoms also. That ... am so frustrated by all this I feel like not taking Levemir at all and see what happens. DR told me he doesn't...
    ... everybody: Since Sept. 15 this is what has gone on. The Levemir was the culprit....I was having an allergic reaction ... itching and getting worse. I asked to be taken off the Levemir and put on Lantus. Well after 2 weeks on Lantus my ... morning and my day time readings improved too. The Levemir was not working for me....The endo I was visiting ... thought Levemir was the best insulin going and even after I told him...

  5. Insulin Users---question
    ... Not on anything other than insulin---novo rapid and levemir ...

  6. ???rapid and long lasting insulin---samqkitty----
    ... usually used together. Like rapid before meals and Levemir at bedtime.... Is it possible just to take rapid ... before meals and NOT take levemir or a long lasting at all??? Or are they usually...
    ... rapid for your meals, you'll need a lot less of the levemir . I think part of the problem for you, twokatss, is ... that they've been trying to use the levemir to cover ALL your insulin needs, and that's just a...
    ... mmol I actually think I am getting way too much Levemir . After ending up in emerg , with a low that my gluclose ... not bring up...the Dr there told me not to take the Levemir for 2 nights. And then start again at a reduced rate ... 10-18...readings after are 6 mmol --8 mmol... Levemir has been reduced from 55 units to 42 now to 25. All...
    ... were getting rebound highs, and needed to reduce the levemir . A sliding scale is also an okay way to manage ... counting carbs, but way better than overdosing on levemir ! It sounds like things are finally under better ... too high on the greatly reduced dose of 25 units of levemir , you can add back gradually until you get good numbers...

  7. Insulin resistance question
    ... info....I am taking insulin---rapid before meals and Levemir at night....still have the morning highs tho....a ... couple weeks ago my DR dropped my Levemir from 55units at night to 42 because of going low in...
    ... cryin' out loud....the reason your doctor dropped your levemir at night was precisely because you were going low ... numbers start to come down with the reduced dose of Levemir . Ruth...
    ... IS A MESS.... The endo should not have dropped my Levemir so much all at once. Gradually would have been better...
    ... middle of the night, then your bedtime or evening levemir is too high...that's all there is to it. Okay, perhaps...

  8. Itching and redness at injection site
    ... When I take my Levemir shot, the area I do it -lower abdomen or leg- gets ... a hive-kinda red . Could this be an allergy to the Levemir ? Do you think I should be using an alcholol swab ... weeks. This was not happening when I first started Levemir but has been happening in the last 4 weeks. :)...

  9. Hypo In The Middle Of The Nighy
    ... mmol and 3.8 mmol Insulin before meals (rapid) and Levemir 55 at night. Dr lowered it to 42 at night now. Said...

  10. Is there such a thing a too much insulin
    ... for every reading 2 mmol higher (RAPID)....55 units levemir 10 pm. . .. Has anybody ever heard this theory...

  11. Injecting what Dr says?????
    ... Hi: I take 55 units Levemir at 10 pm. Before meals according to my readings...
    ... I take 56 units of Levemir and a sliding scale of fast acting novo pen starting...

  12. Insulin And Weight Gain
    ... Novo-rapid before meals and levemir at bedtime. Dr told me I would have a gain of 5 lbs...

  13. insulin dose
    ... impression. I meant to say that the insulins like levemir and lantus are so much better. Cora...

  14. Out of Control
    ... take rapid before meals according my readings and Levemir ( long lasting) at bedtime. My A1C was 8.4 before...
    ... take rapid before meals according my readings and Levemir ( long lasting) at bedtime. My A1C was 8.4 before...

  15. Living in Canada and the PUMP
    ... have it because I am on 4 shots a day. Rapid and Levemir . If we have them here, what do they cost... ...

  16. insulin and weight gain
    ... Am taking Rapid during day and a shot of Levemir at night. Have gained 8 lbs. in 2 months. since...
    ... twokatss;3299293]Am taking Rapid during day and a shot of Levemir at night. Have gained 8 lbs. in 2 months. since...

  17. Plenty of questions...
    ... best for you is best. This includes either Lantus or Levemir as the basal insulin, and Apidra, Humalog, or Novolog...

  18. Problems w/Lantus and anxiety! Anyone else?? Please respond!
    ... Xanax for a while, and now she is better and using Levemir instead. My doctor has put me on Levemir also, but...

  19. I have Type 1.5...Where do I begin to control this?
    ... to push my pancreas and started on insulin. I use Levemir and up until recently, was able to control it very...

  20. New Humalog Pen User Have Questions?
    ... diabetic who along with oral medication has been on the levemir pen 20 units once a night before Dinner for about...

  21. Insulin ???
    ... number of friends that only take lantus (and some take levemir ) once per day and it works fine. I used to feel...

  22. Insulin and weight gain
    ... pound gain.. Has anybody heard this before? Levemir 32 bedtime Novo rapid before meals---sliding scale...

  23. How many insulin shots are you on a day.
    ... I take Levemir 25 at night. I take shots before each meal also, according...
    ... however, if I do shots I have to do two shots of levemir a day, plus injections whenever I eat, plus injections ... mimics the way the body naturally makes insulin. Your levemir takes care of your body's fasting needs, and the rapid ... day usually use an insulin called N in place of the Levemir . N is given twice a day and lasts about 12 hours...
    ... I take Levemir 1x at night. I also take Humalog before each meal...

  24. insulin pumps
    ... whatever long acting insulin you take now (Lantus, Levemir , N, whatever it is). Unlike long acting insulin,...

  25. New to insulin and need an answer
    ... Levemir 20 at 10 Pm Novorapid B4 meals according to my reading...
    ... The novorapid starts working within 15 minutes. The levemir takes longer. Do a ****** image search for the names...

  26. cant control sugar...15 yrs old...i dont want to go blind
    ... a type 1, especially a high-schooler. Lantus and Levemir with your Humalog varying according to your carb intake ... NPHell, I'm sure you'll do even better on Lantus or Levemir even more easily....

  27. Problems with Lantus? Anyone??
    ... due to the peak periods of each type. Lantus and Levemir are slow acting lasting 18-24 Novolog and Novolin...

  28. Levemir
    ... I have used Levemir for over a year now. I was using Lantus before that ... was taking 12-15 U Lantus at bed; I now take 12 U Levemir at bed. My levels have been much more consistent ... .definitely not Type 2. I can't say that the Levemir itself caused weight gain. In the 10 years, I probably ... diabetics. To get back to the point, I do like Levemir much more than Lantus. Hope this helps.......

  29. Need suggests on getting Nephew insulin & test strips
    ... will give free insulin to people in need (they make Levemir and Novolog, which are good insulins). Many doctor...

  30. Nebie newly dx with T2
    ... thing and exercise plan has been interesting. I am on Levemir 95 units a day and Novolog before meals. I go see...

  31. I hate Medicaid!
    ... patient assistance program and he could get Novolog, Levemir , and pen needles for free through them. Honestly...

  32. Blood Sugar High won't go down.
    ... injection daily or twice daily of the long acting like levemir or lantus (some people do better splitting the dose...

  33. Diabetes type 1.5 wondering some things...
    ... maybe a little longer and just didn't know it. I am on Levemir at night, 15 cc's. ( I also take Novolog 3x a day...
    ... maybe a little longer and just didn't know it. I am on Levemir at night, 15 cc's. ( I also take Novolog 3x a day ... diagnosis. Just as an aside, you are on 15 units of Levemir , not ccs (15 ccs would be a bottle and a half). You...
    ... d definitely feel it! Is it after you take the Levemir , or after your dinner-time shot of Novolog that you ... start feeling symptoms? If it's after the Levemir , how long after dinner are you taking it? Is it possible ... level is going low enough BEFORE you take it that the levemir is bringing it down too much at that time? Are...

  34. Help
    ... out insulin for free to people in need. They make Levemir and Novolog. Unfortunately, there is a lot of paper...

  35. Brittle Diabetic
    ... Rapid is given with a basal insulin, such as Lantus or Levemir . Or is he on a pump? How often does he take the...

  36. Byetta Feedback?
    ... Magenta"]My doctor took me off Byetta and I'm now on Levemir . We'll see how it goes....

  37. back to work
    ... flexible lifestyle if you are on a pump or lantus or levemir with bolus doses with meals. Please, please tell...

  38. Should I go with an insulin pump?
    ... one of the other posters suggested. Use Lantus or Levemir to give you your background insulin (usually 1 shot ... and control and make you more confident. I use the Levemir / Humalog regimen ("poor man's pump"), and it is what...

  39. Insulin pump question
    ... dependent diabetes for 35 years, the last 3 being on Levemir twice daily & Humalog to a sliding scale 4 times daily...

  40. Anybody experience nighttime bs roller coaster?
    ... month. I was going to ask if splitting my 12 U of Levemir from one shot at bed to 2 separate shots during the...

  41. Lads holiday
    ... what type of insulin do you use? Sometimes Lantus of Levemir and Novorapid or Humalog can mimic pump action, but...
    ... what type of insulin do you use? Sometimes Lantus of Levemir and Novorapid or Humalog can mimic pump action, but...

  42. New here.., Need Help
    ... visit, levels were nearly 400) My Dr. introduced me to Levemir and wants me to take 20U in the mornings in conjunction ... some reason I just can’t bring myself to take the Levemir with the Humlin N in the mornings…So, I have yet ... to take the Levemir . I just can’t bring myself to take the injection...
    ... Levemir cannot be mixed with other insulins. What I don't ... acting insulins. A much preferred way is to take Levemir twice a day and use a rapid acting insulin when you...
    ... since Lantus came out. And, whether you use Lantus or Levemir as a basal, either one would be better than humulin...
    ... carbohydrate count. I take 1 shot of 12 units of Levemir at night. I found N to be too unpredictable so I ... glad to switch to Lantus when it came out. For me, Levemir works better than the Lantus. Except for the usual...

  43. High Blood Glucose at Night
    ... inject a sliding Humalog at meals and inject 12 U Levemir at bed. However, sometimes I'm fine right before ... to correct these night spikes. Would splitting the Levemir dose posssibly help? Any advice would be appreciated...

  44. Worried about complications...
    ... of any tips etc. that has helped for you? I am on Levemir (10 "clicks" at 7 am and 14 "clicks" at 7 pm; using...

  45. I think i've messed my body up, help
    ... insulins are often more successful. These include Levemir and Lantus as the long acting "basal" insulin, and...

  46. im new-just diagnosed type 1
    ... type are you on? If you are not already on Lantus or Levemir with Humalog or Novolog (called Nororapid in England...

  47. my son cant control his blood glucose??
    ... Your son needs to get off mixtard and onto Lantus or Levemir with Humalog, Apidra, or Novolog with meals....

  48. Husband with Type 1 Diabetes that won't take care of himself
    ... all at once to cover meals) or MDI using Lantus or Levemir as the long acting insulin and injecting Novolog,...

  49. Question about NO PINCH REQUIRED needles
    ... 32 guage "no pinch" needles for both my twice daily Levemir injections (hip/butt area), as well as my 3-5 NovoRapid...

  50. New to T1, when can he get the pump?
    ... two shots a day of long acting insulin (Lantus or Levemir ) and injecting rapid acting insulin (Apidra, Humalog...

  51. Best Insulin Pen?
    ... Novolog and Levemir are both availible in flexpens and both have cartridges ... the Novopen 3 (a non-disposable insulin pen). Both Levemir and Novolog are insulins made by Novo Nordisk. Novolog ... action profile pretty much identical to Humalog. Levemir is a long acting insulin that has no peak and lasts...

  52. 2 more questions about injections...
    ... really tiny 6mm, 32 guage needle tips with both my Levemir and NovoRapid insulins (they're made for kids and ... Lantus but one of the reasons I made the switch to Levemir was because I could only get Lantus in a vial so had ... Don't have much fat on my thighs so I now inject my Levemir in my hip/butt area. Soooo much better. I reserve...
    ... back to one injection a day rather than the two with Levemir but...I seem to be getting less hypos and better bedtime ... numbers with Levemir , even if at the cost of higher morning(fasting) numbers...

  53. High Morning Sugars...Help!!
    ... re sleeping. For the past couple months I'm now on Levemir split 2xday, 11 units at 7:30AM and 14 units at 7...

  54. When Byetta stops working
    ... Byetta again. Again, it stopped working. Then I tried Levemir , Byetta and the Lantus. That didn't work either....

  55. Does where you shoot your insulin at make a difference?
    ... the most even absorption. For novolog, humalog, levemir , and lantus, injection site makes a minimum difference...

  56. need help 6 yr old
    ... blood sugar doable. A better choice would be levemir or lantus. These are peakless, so they are much more...

  57. Bolus or Basal first?
    ... Both my friend and I are LADA. My friend is on Levemir , started 2 weeks ago. Her highs after meals is a...
    ... and a half later....I've moved from NPH to Lantus to Levemir - 3 weeks ago (2xday, 12 units each), and Rapid with...

  58. lower glucose levels
    ... Not much has changed with my meds, I still take Levemir two times a day, 10 units each, and Lantus at bedtime...

  59. Levemir
    ... I, also, have just started Levemir . With the discontinuance of UltraLente I needed a...
    ... on - 20 units). My pharmacist actually brought Levemir to my attention a few weeks ago. Her rep had just ... understand, I would be replacing my Lantus dose with a Levemir dose 1:1, taken at my usual 9:00pm. At my appointment ... discussing with a CDE/pump nurse in detail whether Levemir is an option for me. I hate using a syringe for Lantus ... 8mm ones). That's the main reason I want to consider Levemir . That and also I find Lantus stings and doesn't last ... manufacturer's web site....you absolutely cannot mix Levemir . May want to check it out?? Nakita...like you,...
    ... Hey...just thought I'd let you know that I started Levemir last night. Replacing my Lantus 20 unit dose with ... twice a day Levemir doses of 10 units each. So far so good. Today's numbers...
    ... Hey Viking Girl, Glad to here your first try with Levemir is good. I was on Levemir from 2/1to 5/1 (until I ... started on the pump). For me taking the Levemir 2x/day worked out great. You will use it dose for ... 9 to 6.7 and the only change in my regime was the Levemir . Hope your numbers only improve. lkawha...
    ... vikingirl, Just wondering at what times you inject your levemir ? I've been using lantus for a few years now but it ... to work very irregular too. My doctor now gave me levemir to try out. I think i will benefit from injecting...
    ... 00 both AM & PM. I was on 20Us Lantus and started Levemir with a 10/10 Unit split. I've since been moved up ... Lantus always stung at the injection site and so does Levemir . I've gotten used to it and moved from thigh injecting...
    ... the case. Ah well... Thanx and good luck with the levemir , hope it works out for both of us! Jannie...

  60. New to this, information please! :)
    ... now injecting NovoR**** insulin 3 times a day, and Levemir over night. I have had my dose changed a few times ... nurse, and I am now on a 6,6,8 (Novor****) and a 14 ( Levemir ) dose. However, we are rather confused as to what...

Anxiety board

  1. Opinion needed
    ... her doctor put her on Xanax after she switched to Levemir insulin. Levemir works similar to Lantus but is made ... been working for my sister. My doctor changed me to Levemir also but I don't want to start taking anything until...