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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
Satisfaction Score
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2.7
Slightly Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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2.8
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
2.0
Concern level
3.3
Helpfulness
for Diabetes
3.0
Concern level
3.1
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Diabetes mellitus, often simply referred to as diabetes, is a group of metabolic diseases in which a person has high blood sugar...
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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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1
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Weight Gain
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Shaking
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Weight Gain
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Allergies
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Depression
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Hypothyroidism
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About Lantus Solostar
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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being said I take lantus Solostar pen insulin and have...
| community.diabetes.org
" ...Gerry I know nothing about levemir.  I can see how you ... That being said I take lantus Solostar pen insulin and have ...fine for me with no side affects.  From reading on this site I have found some people... "

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switched me to Lantus SoloStar. I hate sticking...
| www.dailystrength.org
" ...for sure. I statred on Levemir but it does not work for me so my endocrinologist switched me to Lantus SoloStar. I hate sticking myself because ...often as possible because my stomach is sore and tired... "

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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... "

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

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b/g levels. I started on levemir but had huge welts and bru...
| www.diabetes.co.uk
" ...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... "

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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... "

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

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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... "

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a lantus solostar pen where they're drastically different...
| www.tudiabetes.org
" ...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... "

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like the Lantus SoloStar pens and the Novolog Flexpens. Th...
| www.diabetesforums.com
" ...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... "

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