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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2/17/2010 9:07:09 AM

Reviewer: 45-54 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
My wife complains of a serious bad breath coming from me she says its a horrible chemical smell worse than mothballs and she avoids getting close to me. We know its the insulin because the odor went away when I stopped taking it for a few days when starting Atkins diet. Anyone else experience the horrible breath odor, I do not smell it of course but she is aghast!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/27/2009 3:54:05 AM

Reviewer: discoverwithinyou, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was diagnosed in 2000 and my doctors tried every oral pill and combination to control my levels. I been taking Lantus for 1 year now up to 50 ml with morning injections. My levels still over 250 even after loosing 40 lbs. Still experiencing light headedness at 250, can't inject at night due to crazy dream state that keeps me awake so I inject in the morning. Doctors are baffled with my r ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/26/2009 11:53:24 PM

Reviewer: tabloveseeyore, 25-34 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
when i started this med my bs was running between 300 to 500. within 3 weeks i run about 111 at 41 units. easy med and convenant.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/23/2009 8:06:23 PM

Reviewer: Lesterthv@aol.com, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
problem I have tremendious stomach cramps and a lot of gas. starts almost emediately after taking injection 20 ml at a time

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/29/2009 11:01:42 AM

Reviewer: desperate, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I have been on Lantus alittle over a month now & they have me up to 80 (trying to stabilize amt needed)& I have experienced lightheadiness, tightness in chest & throat,some pains in stomach after the shot,dizziness at times and some itching..all of this comes & goes but I have noticed it starts to occur 15 to 30 minutes after the shot..when it was lower dosage I didn't notice t ... Show Full Comment

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