"Thanks everyone for the comments!!I truly appreciate them..so far so good with the Levimir @ Lunchtime.I am taking 20 units of levimir 1 x a day.,and novalog at mealtimes...my b.s. was 79 this morning..."
"Patti - I sent you a friend request w/a msg not realizing I would run out of space so quickly :PTo continue that msg - I have experienced the bad night time lows to and find that it is really important to have a snack at bedtime (if you continue to…"
"Hello ,my name is Patti and I have had diabetes since I was 25.I am now 47.For the last 2 years I was using the omnipod system[Tubeless pump}at any rate this did not work out for me and I just recently went back to taking shots.My question is Lantus…"
I'm having the same kind of issues..I've been on the pod since July 2009 and I am not getting the results that I wanted.I feel like regular insulin just does not work for me......I am going to a new doctor tomorrow morning [he is…"
"I've been on the pod since July 2009, Had pod failures maybe 3 times in a whole year...,but in my last shipment I had 3 failures out of a box of 10..all during priming... Insulet replaced them,but last night another pod failure during priming:(…"
Patti - I sent you a friend request w/a msg not realizing I would run out of space so quickly :P To continue that msg - I have experienced the bad night time lows to and find that it is really important to have a snack at bedtime (if you continue to take it then). I used to take it in the morning, though in addition to it not working for me, I did not like having to take 2 needles (bc of breakfast). Anyways, I went off my Lantus while I was pregnant (ended up on Humalin N and gained an insane amount of weight -argh!- that took nearly two years to lose...sorry, side bar!) and when I went back on to it I experienced a lot of bad night lows, but it seemed to settle once my dosing was sorted (that changed a lot - when I went back on after my baby I was taking 30+ U at bedtime!). I still have bad lows at night (whether that is Lantus or me), but not with a worrying frequency. I hope that you are able to sort things and wish I had better advice...feel free to drop a note if you want to chat more :) Bec
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