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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
2/16/2011 11:51:34 AM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
Just started on this medication.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
12/28/2010 9:57:57 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I used Levemir for about 4 months. I had pain with every injection and developed large bruises and thickened, lumpy skin. The bruising got so severe that my doctor determined I was allergic to the drug and switched me to Humalog.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
11/10/2010 2:57:17 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I've steadily gone up from 10 units to 60. 60 doesn't even work! My morning readings are 350 with this and 250 when I don't take it! Somebody please explain that! My A1c went from 7.1 to almost 11. THIS DOES NOT WORK!!!

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
7/28/2010 9:54:53 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
20 units 2x a day works so far. at 110-150 and feel better. at first when hitting 100 i felt faint. after 3 months i'm getting better results at 40 units total than i was at 50 units. i also take 2 500 mg metformin. no pain using pen , but i have a high pain tolarance. i was scaird of using needles and this pen reduced that fear very quickly exspensive and will put me in the doughnut ho ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/2/2010 10:28:08 PM

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

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
since starting levemir i feel iritable i have severe hip pain and now feels like its traversing down into my knee generally feel weak ,insonomia, feel tired , dont feel like excercising because of the pain, i usually excercise 1 to 2 hrs a day glucose levels are sky rocketing unable to controll are now above 200 constantly.i'am now taking 50 unit 2x a day got a call into the doc for help did ... Show Full Comment

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