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Levemir vs Novolin N

Levemir
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Novolin N
Other name: Insulin Detemir (Insulin Detemir)
Other name: Humulin N (Humulin N)
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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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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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nAm having trouble keeping bgs stable ,i carb count a...
" novolin n Am having trouble keeping bgs stable ,i carb count and inject ...before next meal. I use levemir as basal at the mo ...wondering if I asked for novolin n being an intermediate insulin... "

Novolin N as its way more affordable and works much better...
" that is why I changed to Novolin N as its way more affordable and works much better... "

I did not likeDue to money issues I changed to Novolin N...
" I used to use Levemir and was at 38u total split in two shots 12 hours apart and still had highs that I did not likeDue to money issues I changed to Novolin N and found that the same amount split into... "

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changing from Levemir to Reli on Novolin N and from Humalog...
" I am changing from Levemir to Reli on Novolin N and from Humalog to Reli on Novolin R what do I nee? Insulins that are different work differently. They both lower your blood sugar. Its just how much... "

Novolin N is not a good insulin. It has too many peaks and...
" Novolin N is not a good insulin. It has too many peaks and valleys ...managing blood sugar doable. A better choice would be levemir or lantus. These are peakless, so they are much... "

d my doggy's Novolin N is cloudy so that helps some too. I...
" ...possibility for sure. I have a Diabetic Husband, and a Diabetic ...hubby's Humalog, with the dog's Novolin N. Thankfully the hubby's other insulin Levemir is in a pen, his ...Humalog is clear, and my... "

lower than what I am on with the levemir? I am using 32...
" ...40 days worth of the levemir so I will probably be on the Novolin N by middle to end ...unit for unit exchange? another words should I start it at a little lower than what I am on with the levemir? I am... "

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y insulin rx. I was on novolin n twice a day and novolog 7...
" ...went to a new doctor about 2 weeks ago and he changed my insulin rx. I was on novolin n twice a day and ...novolog 70/30 three times a day. now I am on levemir twice a day and novolog 70/30 three times a... "

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If you are using Novolin N as a basal, it does not have the...
" If you are using Novolin N as a basal, it does not have the flat action of Levemir or Lantus. You would normally ...flexible as the NovoLog and Levemir you are using now, as... "

ever did with Levemir, I also have a prescription for Novo...
" ...state you can getHumalin & novolin N & R and mixes ...I have the best results from Novolin N and R than I ever did with Levemir, I also have a prescription ...eat out or correct highs I have not had one... "

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