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2. DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION 2.1 Important Administration Instructions Visually inspect LANTUS vials and SoloStar prefilled pens for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration. Only use if the solution is clear and colorless with no visible particles. 2.2 General Dosing Instructions 2.3 Initiation of LANTUS Therapy 2.4 Changing to LANTUS from Other Insulin Therapies If changing from a treatment regimen with an intermediate- or long-acting insulin to a regimen with LANTUS, a change in the dose of the basal insulin may be required and the amount and timing of the shorter-acting insulins and doses of any oral anti-diabetic drugs may be needed to be adjusted. If changing patients from once-daily NPH insulin to once-daily LANTUS, the recommended initial LANTUS dose is the same as the dose of NPH that is being discontinued. 5. WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS 5.1 Never Share a LANTUS SoloStar Prefilled Pen, Syringe, or Needle between Patients LANTUS SoloStar prefilled pens must never be shared between patients, even if the needle is changed. Patients using LANTUS vials must never reuse or share needles or syringes with another person. Sharing poses a risk for transmission of bl Continue reading >>

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  1. Jonathan_R

    I've tested this against ACCU-CHEK: A1C calculator and it's with in 100th of a percent close.
    (BGL+77.3)/35.6
    Reference: Calculating A1c from average BGL
    The formula I posted is the closest, and the best one I have found. That is, with out getting overly complex. I saw some ones where you needed a med degree to work it.

  2. Lloyd

    Jonathan_R said:

    I've tested this against ACCU-CHEK: A1C calculator and it's with in 100th of a percent close.
    (BGL+77.3)/35.6
    Reference: Calculating A1c from average BGL
    The formula I posted is the closest, and the best one I have found. That is, with out getting overly complex. I saw some ones where you needed a med degree to work it.
    Don't I wish!
    96 + 77.3 =173.3 173.3/35.6 = 4.867
    Actual A1c 5.4
    Here are some of my actual numbers and A1c's
    138 A1c 6.9
    99 A1c 5.7
    96 A1c 5.4
    90 A1c 4.9
    All I can say is If I know my average, I can predict my A1c within .1
    -Lloyd

  3. Jonathan_R

    Lloyd said:

    Don't I wish!
    96 + 77.3 =173.3 173.3/35.6 = 4.867
    Actual A1c 5.4
    Here are some of my actual numbers and A1c's
    138 A1c 6.9
    99 A1c 5.7
    96 A1c 5.4
    90 A1c 4.9
    All I can say is If I know my average, I can predict my A1c within .1
    -Lloyd
    I used this, ACCU-CHEK: A1C calculator to check my work. The problem is, it only goes as low as 100.

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