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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/9/2008 11:11:17 AM

Reviewer: theyit, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I was taking Novolog on a sliding scale three times a day. Now with starlix I was able to give up those three shots a day. My sugars are running between 70 and 115. I do st8ill take 36 units of Levimir at bedtime.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/6/2008 3:53:12 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I have been taking Starlix (along with Metformin and Lantus) for three years. I rarely have lows and have seen no weight gain. I have found that if I take Starlix 30 min. before my meal, it will drop my blood sugar to an acceptable level before I eat.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/3/2008 2:14:06 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
It is a simple easy method that controls my sugar levels.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
9/22/2008 8:52:25 PM

Reviewer: gayla, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
i've only been on meds for 2 weeks no change at all readings still over 200

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/25/2008 9:38:29 AM

Reviewer: MARIKO, 55-64 Female on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I HAVE BEEN TAKING THIS DRUG FOR OVER FIVE YEARS.IT HAS WORKED WELL WITH CONTROLING MY SUGAR LEVELS.MY A1C RESULTS HAVE BEEN AVERAGING 5.2 I WAS SWITCHED TO STARLIX FROM GLUCOPHAGE AND GLUCOTROL WHICH LED TO HELPING MY KIDNEYS FAIL. STARLIX WORKS BETTER FOR ME BECAUSE OF MY MEAL SCHEDULE. I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS DRUG.

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