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Humalog vs. Levemir for Diabetes

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Humalog

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Other Names: Lispro   Insulin Lispro

Levemir

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Rating: 3 out of 5
Based on 37,975 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 21,204 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Insulin lispro (marketed by Eli Lilly and Company as "Humalog") is a fast acting insulin analogue it was the first insulin analogue, and is similar to insulin aspart.Engineered through recombinant DNA technology, the penultimate lysine and proline resid... Read more on Wikipedia
Insulin detemir is a long-acting human insulin analogue for maintaining the basal level of insulin. Novo Nordisk markets it under the trade name Levemir. It is an insulin analogue in which a fatty acid (myristic acid) is bound to the lysine amino a... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Judy
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What patients are saying about Humalog vs. Levemir

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has been that switches from Lantus to Levemir are done on a...
...with weight, if I'm understanding it correctly.. My experience has been that switches from Lantus to Levemir are done on a 1:1 basis. Likewise Novolog/Humalo...
I also changed from Humalog to Apidra and that helped....
...changed from Humalog to Apidra and that helped. Last year I changed to Levemir and injected that twice a day just to see if my control was better or the same. I felt that Levemir gave me better...
I'm currently using Levemir and Humalog for multiple...
...was wondering what type of treatment you have been successful in using to improve ...Levemir and Humalog for multiple daily injections (basal/bolus). I recently switched from Lantus to Levemir....
to hear why you switched from lantus to levemir? Thanks...
...your boluses fergus, what are the relative merits of humalog and humalog s? What's the difference between them? I have stopped ...to hear why you switched from lantus to levemir? Thanks...
I changed from Lantus to Levemir at the beginning...
Hi Dilinger, I changed from Lantus to Levemir at the beginning of the ...my basal insulin), but hypo awareness has improved slightly. Bernstein is an ...and lunch, seem fine with Humalog. All...
and Novorapid for ages till I changed to Levemir (once...
...to be totally norm I was on lantus and Novorapid for ages till I changed to Levemir (once I needed a split ...got what I got. Wonder if Humalog was out at the same...
you ask to switch from Lantus to Levemir as its more gentle...
...well to just manage your diabetes using lower carb and lantus on its own. To ...that you ask to switch from Lantus to Levemir as its more gentle and use Apidra or Humalog as the fast acting ins...
(I also switched from Lantus to Levemir and from Humalog...
...Humalog to Novolog recently and I think these changes helped this transition, too). Since I am eating less carbs I have of course been taking less rapid acting to cover them - since I know my ca...
I shot Levemir (changed from Lantus in Feb.), instead...
...years, I shot Levemir (changed from Lantus in Feb.), instead of Humalog for supper. I had already done both of my Levemir injections earlier. Got ...day's worth of Levemir, which fortunately for...
from Novolog to Humalog, because of cost factor but...
I switched from Novolog to Humalog, because of cost factor but ...Novolog. You wrote:   6:36 - 299   I took 33 units of Levemir, 6 unit Novalog, 500 mg Glucophage.   According to...
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