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    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    3/23/2016 4:26:41 PM

    Reviewer: Brock, 65-74 on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    Have had good results for lowering blood sugar counts. Have a question about a possible side effect. I have had a bitter taste in the back of my throat past the tongue. Notice it mostly when eating a meal. Symptom does not last long. No pain from symptom, but wondered if this new drug could cause this.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    8/25/2015 7:59:52 PM

    Reviewer: 65-74 Female on Treatment for 6 months to less than 1 year

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Like many of the reviews, I too am not impressed by this drug. B/c of insurance, had to switch from Lantus -which was working fine - it's sad when they take away drugs that are working -I'll look into fighting insurance. I take 35 units at night, take 1.2+ units of Victoza, and 1000 Metformin at lunch and dinner. I'm in the donut hole and paid over $1000 for Medicine today at Costc ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    9/3/2014 11:36:14 AM

    Reviewer: Mary, 65-74 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:
    Insurance would only cover this and started 8 mos ago. started at 8 units (used for over a years) now up to 22 units and sugars were 159 this am. Am very disheartened and about to give it up Bad QC. some pens don't work at all.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    8/25/2014 4:39:56 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 4

    Comment:
    Too Expensive!

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    5/5/2014 9:47:55 AM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 2

    Comment:
    My blood sugars have been rising in the past 3 months using Levemir. I've been told that some "batches" are not as good as the rest. I switched to a new pen and my sugars went down dramatically. Has anyone else experienced this and what to do with Levemir that's no good?

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