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    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    11/19/2012 12:48:29 AM

    Reviewer: jstjahn, 55-64 Male (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 5

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 5

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 5

    Comment:
    So far it's working got my sugar level down from 100 to 130 in the morning. My A1C before was 8.9. Hopefully this would bring it down to below 7.

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    8/4/2012 9:21:22 PM

    Reviewer: Jack, 65-74 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 2

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 4

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    7/20/2012 11:04:50 PM

    Reviewer: 75 or over Male on Treatment for 5 to less than 10 years (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    The flex pen does not work properly. It takes many pushes of the button to inject a fairly large dose. The process is clumsy and somewhat painful

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    6/22/2012 2:02:57 PM

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

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 4

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 3

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 3

    Comment:
    Have been on the levemir flexpen for around 6 mos. now. I take 65 units daily before dinner meal. I also take a fast acting novalog flexpen before each meal. With the levemir I started on 15 units and build up to the 65 now taking. My results have been relatively slow in coming, but now I generally stay under 150 average. I have not experienced any side effects so far. I do test 4 times a da ... Show Full Comment

    Condition: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    4/30/2012 11:53:05 PM

    Reviewer: j7bgardner, 65-74 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

    Effectiveness

    Current Rating: 1

    Ease of Use

    Current Rating: 2

    Satisfaction

    Current Rating: 1

    Comment:
    Been on Levemer for over 3 weeks. Started at 10 units, now up to 48. Numbers are awful >240-300. Very discouraging with numbers much higher than oral pills of Metformin, Glipizide, Januvia. Eyesight has deteriated greatly. Hopefully at 55+ units it will show signs of working.

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