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does lantus make you gain weight?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tom Jun 9, 2011. 27 Replies

I've noticed i retain a lot of water, and i've seen a lot of discussions about lantus vs. levemir, which i've never even heard of. does anyone know the difference btwn. the two? why one would be…Continue

Bone density and type 1

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian (bsc) May 31, 2011. 3 Replies

hello :D I am a type 1 female, have had diabetes for 16 years, diagnosed when i was 11, and was recently diagnosed with bilateral stress fractures in both heels. I just moved back to NY, and have…Continue

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Tom replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"Weight gain from insulin is a result of your body getting the nutrients it's needs and them storing them since they were starved of them when sugar is bad. You could try cutting 300-500 calories from your daily diet to try to lose weight and of…"
Jun 9, 2011
Rye replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"LOL"
Jun 4, 2011
Jane left a comment for jlpo
"Hey, how did things go with your meeting the other day? Send me a message and give me an update. I've been wondering how you are doing."
Jun 4, 2011
Anne replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"I appreciate getting service numbers - but only if they actually are helpful. Since this is a general advice, it would have been enough to post it once. Seeing that not everyone who replied to this discussion is a US citizen, this number is pretty…"
Jun 1, 2011
Rye replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"I have the same problem!!!!! I didnt have this problem before...I have been on Lantus for 3 years and I have changed everything but Lantus. Nothing has worked...I just emailed my doctor to switch to Levemir"
May 31, 2011
latvianchick replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"You say that Levemir is more stable and level for you! I am glad for you. Not for me though. I too have been on both and suffered terrible lows despite the lowering of my doses. To cut a long story short I have gone on pork and am doing a lot better…"
May 31, 2011
Anthony Holko replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"I think it does in my case. you could try levemir some people do much better on it not me."
May 31, 2011
Gerri replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"I've used both Lantus & Levemir. I experienced terrible lows on Lantus despite lowering the dose & using split doses. Lantus also didn't last close to 24 hours for me. I've had far better control on Levemir. It's more…"
May 31, 2011
catlover replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"I have been on Lantus for 6 years and have not gained any weight. I take 10 units at nite. Never tried Levemir, but some people changed to it after not being satisfied with Lantus."
May 31, 2011
catlover left a comment for jlpo
"Hi jlpo- Thanks for the friend add. If you have any questions just stop by my page."
May 31, 2011
Brian (bsc) replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"It would have been enough to just post this once. Having a half dozen repetitive messages just doesn't look very good. And if you have seen my fashion sense, if I can tell it doesn't look good, then it doesn't look good."
May 31, 2011
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May 31, 2011
Mandy, sanofi-aventisUSsupport replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"Hi caprifoglio, I'm sorry you're having a problem, please call sanofi-aventis at 800-633-1610 to report any problems you may have experienced while take LANTUS. Regards, Mandy."
May 31, 2011
Mandy, sanofi-aventisUSsupport replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"Hi MyBustedPancreas, I'm sorry you're having a problem, please call sanofi-aventis at 800-633-1610 to report any problems you may have experienced while take LANTUS. Regards, Mandy."
May 31, 2011
Mandy, sanofi-aventisUSsupport replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"Hi Anne, I'm sorry you're having a problem, please call sanofi-aventis at 800-633-1610 to report any problems you may have experienced while take LANTUS. Regards, Mandy."
May 31, 2011
Mandy, sanofi-aventisUSsupport replied to jlpo's discussion 'does lantus make you gain weight?'
"Hi latvianchick, I'm sorry you're having a problem, please call sanofi-aventis at 800-633-1610 to report any problems you may have experienced while take LANTUS. Regards, Mandy."
May 31, 2011

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At 6:03am on June 4, 2011, Jane said…
Hey, how did things go with your meeting the other day? Send me a message and give me an update. I've been wondering how you are doing.
At 11:31am on May 31, 2011, catlover said…
Hi jlpo- Thanks for the friend add. If you have any questions just stop by my page.
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At 2:59pm on May 30, 2011, Jane said…
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At 2:11pm on May 30, 2011, catlover said…
Hi jlpo- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
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WELCOME TO ONE OF THE BEST DIABETIC FAMILIES YOU CAN FIND MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are here to help each other and lend an ear if needed. If you have a question just post it on our Forum where you will get a diversity of opinions, or just ask any of us on our pages and we will try to help you out.

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At 7:54am on May 29, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 4:04am on May 29, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!
At 1:21am on May 29, 2011, Jane said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes jlpo --
Before I say another thing...that puppy is precious!!! And I bet the little sweetheart is just like a child to you. I don't blame you...absolutely wonderful!
There is so much information to be found here and so many wonderful people to pose your questions to. Take your time and look around...it really is the best way to find what suits you best. Honestly, I'm still not finished looking at all the groups.
Don't hesitate to post a question or a comment...you'll find that you'll receive all types of replies and lots of information.
Again, welcome!!!
 
 
 

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