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Does Levemir cause Weight Gain ?

Weight Gain is a known side effect of Levemir
#2 in Levemir discussions - 818 posts discuss Weight Gain with Levemir. Weight Gain is #2 concern in Levemir discussions.
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some people prefer levemir because it is meant to be better...
" I think that some people prefer levemir because it is meant to be better for weight gain than lantus, but really even ...he main study people on levemir did put on weight just not as much as... "

take Lantus I take Levemir now because Lantus was making...
" I do not take Lantus I take Levemir now because Lantus was making me gain the weight, I do not know if I have to take Symlin for the rest of my life that is something I would have... "

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1 stone - am well sketchy being on the levemir again due to...
" ...lost 1 stone - am well sketchy being on the levemir again due to weight gain -... "

I've gained about 16 pounds in 8 weeks of using Lantus. My...
" Wow! I've gained about 16 pounds in 8 weeks of using Lantus. My diet is low carb and BG is ...is also causing edema-not a good thing. Does anyone know if Levemir is less prone to causing weight gai... "

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and that kills me...I am on levemir 50 units a day splitted...
" ...cant see any results and that kills me...I am on levemir 50 units a day splitted and Novo Rapid but ...in about 250 or so and afraid to increase levemir because of weight gain, I am confused... "

anything. I was already on the Levemir and my doctor...
" ...very good care of my diabetes and I have gained weight. I ended up in the hospital earlier this year after developing acute bronchitis and pneumonia which brought on diabetic ketoacidosis because I... "

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I was then moved on to Determir (Levemir). The weight...
" ...a few years and I put on a lot of weight during this time. Of course, ...time that the insulin triggers weight gain. So I asked to try ...another background insulin. I was then moved on to Determir... "

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levemir as it seems to induce less weight gain. Marty B...
" ...exercise and activites will affect things obviously. I started on lantus which was fine. But wanted a twice day regime and chose levemir as it seems to induce less weight gain. Marty... "

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urrently on levemir and novorapid. Really frightened to put...
" ...back to see the diabetic nurse this week. Taking things one step at a time and trying to get things sorted one day at a time. I'm type 1, currently on levemir and novorapid. Really frightened... "

Levemir does not cause as much weight gain as NPH or Lan...
" ...your doctor say anything about Levemir and not gaining weight? Insulin causes people to gain weight since it is a growth ...overweight. From what I've read, Levemir does not cause as much weight... "

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