lantus doseage

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Date Joined Feb 2008
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   Posted 8/11/2008 8:11 PM (GMT -6)   
Does anyone else's Dr want them to split the doseage morning and night? Does it work well for you?
Current Meds
80 units of Lantus before bed
8 units of Apidra with meals
40mg of Diovan

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Date Joined May 2006
Total Posts : 547
   Posted 8/12/2008 11:31 AM (GMT -6)   
For some people, long-acting insulin does not last the 24 hours as advertised (it can range from 16-26 hours). Splitting the dose can sometimes help cover that gap (you'll have 2 insulin profiles that overlap instead of just one).

I tried splitting my Lantus when I was on it but, that didn't work for me. I use Levemir now and inject it twice/day.
- Phishbowl (Type 1 since Jan'05 - Levemir, NovoRapid)
"What's Not Measured Is Not Managed"

"It is impossible for a man to learn what he thinks he already knows"-Epictetus

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