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Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
10/13/2009 3:51:49 PM

Reviewer: lflan79337@aol.com, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
sugar still way too high. also on oral meds now taking 60cc 2x a day.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/7/2009 11:22:00 PM

Reviewer: Curtis, 45-54 Male 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:
Been using for 3 years.Works pretty good for me,still have to watch what I eat and get some exercise or levels will go up.Like that its long lasting only one shot a day.I would have to take two shots with another insulin.

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
6/24/2009 7:59:14 PM

Reviewer: tower of power, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
been using for a month now and it is keeping my glucose readins below 110 . Hve to ralelky take any fast acting insulun

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
5/2/2009 1:59:39 PM

Reviewer: lizandskysmommy, 35-44 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:
its the only long acting insulin my insurance will cover and it does not work for me...no matter how much i take my blood sugar will not go below 200.i use a very fast acting insulin as well

Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
8/7/2008 8:25:04 PM

Reviewer: musquiz, 55-64 Male 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:
Was put on this insulin by my provider to cut costs. A1C went from 7.25 to 9.7 in 3 months. I increased dose weekly cause my sugars stayed high all the time. I increased dosage from 36 units to 75 units and still had problems with blood sugar. It took about 9 months before I was able to go back to lantus. I'm back down to 39 units. I had no kidney problems before levemir and now have tra ... Show Full Comment

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