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Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 1
5/6/2014 7:27:46 AM

Reviewer: nycgem, 65-74 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
Used when it first came out and was good. Then stopped working. Moved to Victoza which worked very well even though I am a type 1 diabetic. My medicare drug plan will not allow me to take Victoza. Moved back to Symlin. Cost a fortune and it is not helping my blood sugars at all. Will not renew prescription. Victoza should be approved for type 1s.

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 1
2/21/2013 11:32:30 AM

Reviewer: BOB, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Love the Symlin medication. HATE THE PEN DELIVERY SYSTEM WE ARE FORCED TO UTILIZE IN ORDER TO CONTINUE TO USE SYMLIN. Bring back the Symlin vial.... PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE REVIEW. I am one of the original members of the DCCT(Diabetes Control and Complications Trial), as well as one of the original members of the on-going EDIC Study. I am one of the original test participants / patients to util ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 1
2/13/2013 12:58:27 PM

Reviewer: Kim, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
I have lost 28 lbs, first time in a long time I don't want to eat everything I see. I also notice that my hair is growing faster. Not sure if it is Symlin but I am cold alot and I am hot natured.

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 1
2/12/2013 3:34:39 PM

Reviewer: Wargosft@aol.com, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Love the Symlin medication. HATE THE PEN DELIVERY SYSTEM WE ARE NOT FORCED TO UTILIZE IN ORDER TO CONTINUE TO USE SYMLIN. Bring back the Symlin vial.... PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE REVIEW. I am one of the original members of the DCCT(Diabetes Control and Complications Trial), as well as one of the original members of the on-going EDIC Study. I am one of the original test participants / patient ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Additional Medication for Diabetes Type 1
1/31/2013 11:04:45 PM

Reviewer: 55-64 Male on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Love the Symlin medication. HATE THE PEN DELIVERY SYSTEM WE ARE NOW FORCED TO UTILIZE IN ORDER TO CONTINUE TO USE SYMLIN. Bring back the Symlin vial.... PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE REVIEW. I am one of the original member's of the DCCT (Diabetes Control and Complications Trail), as well as one of the original member's of the on-going EDIC Study. I am one of the original test participants ... Show Full Comment

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