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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
1/22/2012 3:14:00 PM

Reviewer: Happy Camper, 55-64 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I gave it only 2 stars on question 2 because I have just started on the med and have yet to get the right dose. I will see my Doc in two days and I am sure we will adjust the dosage up by 10 units. I have hated needles my whole life and was afraid 15 years ago when I found out I was diabetic that I would start out with injections. I did well for the first 14 plus years until I retired . My number ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/4/2011 4:18:52 PM

Reviewer: jack, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
i have been using lantus for 3 days now and already notice blood sugars going down nice and evenly, and i have more energy in the am now,what a good med.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4/22/2011 1:15:29 PM

Reviewer: on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i have been taking lantus insulin injections for eight years now and i am starting to experience stiffiness and pain in my feet and lower legs

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
4/21/2011 5:28:58 PM

Reviewer: icatsneeze, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
diagnosed the week before Christmas!ughh! but at my first 3 month check A1C dropped from 10.7 to 6.5 taking metformin 2x daily and Lantus 69 (clicks) 1x right before bed. Also seriously counting carbs and exercising have also lost #40... I feel as though I'm headed in the right direction :))

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2/13/2011 1:28:32 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Female on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Lantus has effectively reduced my A1C levels and helps maintain blood sugar levels below 110. Unfortunately, Maryland Health Insurance Plan will not cover cost for this drug. the cost is prohibitively expensive, I just can't affort it.

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