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Lantus Solostar vs Levemir

Lantus Solostar
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Levemir
Other name: Lantus (Lantus)
Other name: Insulin Detemir (Insulin Detemir)
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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...
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About Levemir
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...
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been on Lantus Solostar pen now for a little over three...
" I have been on Lantus Solostar pen now for a little over three months. I have had no problems ...and require that I pay for it or switch to Levemir which is similar and for the same purpose. I... "

community.diabetes.org
nsulin? I use pens (Levemir and Humalog) sometimes, and t...
" Lantus SoloStar Pen Robin,   Have you tried using just a syringe to draw the insulin? I use pens (Levemir and Humalog)... "

www.diabetes.co.uk
b/g levels. I started on levemir but had huge welts and bru...
" ...my b/g levels. I started on levemir but had huge welts and bruises so changed to lantus solostar,all good,but now have apidra solostar as well,and perhaps my... "

I now am using a Lantus Solostar pen until the 5 pens...
" ...effective over time though. I now am using a Lantus Solostar pen until the 5 pens run out and then it is to a Levemir pen which the insurance will cover. I was starting to creep up and Lantus was... "

www.diabetesforums.com
dr just out me on Lantus (solostar), but today I read about...
" My dr just out me on Lantus (solostar), but today I read about Levemir. Can anyone give me a quick comparison, and say... "

and got on the Lantus Solostar pen, and eventually got on...
" ...this very issue for 2 years. Then I relented and got on the Lantus Solostar pen, and eventually got on the Levemir pen. Man, I am so glad I am no longer fighting the \"insulin... "

www.tudiabetes.org
a lantus solostar pen where they're drastically different...
" ...kinda mistake, but I use a novolog flex pen and a lantus solostar pen where they're drastically different ...feel like if I used Apidra in a solostar or a levemir flex pen I'd be in... "

www.diabetesforums.com
like the Lantus SoloStar pens and the Novolog Flexpens. Th...
" ...ones. Myself, I like the Lantus SoloStar pens and the Novolog Flexpens. ...use are either Lantus or Levemir. The brands of bolus insulin ...people here seem to use are either Novolog or... "

www.diabetes.co.uk
I'm on Lantus (solostar) and Humalog, and my control re...
" ...bit worrying as I'm on Lantus (solostar) and Humalog, and my control ...I've been wondering whether to ask to change to levemir as I find the lantus really, really stings for... "

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Lantus system vs the Levimer Flex PenAbout a month a...
" The Opticlik Lantus system vs the Levimer Flex Pen About a month ago I started taking ...they do not have the lantus solostar flex pen but they do have the levimer flex pen. I also noticed... "

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