How Much Lantus Is Too Much

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How Much Is Too Much? Outcomes In Patients Using Highdose Insulin Glargine

How much is too much? Outcomes in patients using highdose insulin glargine 1Mercy Diabetes Center, Janesville, WI, USA 4Johnstone Memorial Diabetes Care Center, Abingdon, VA, USA Dr Timothy Reid, Mercy Diabetes Center, 1010 N. Washington St., Janesville, WI 53548, USA Copyright 2015 Authors. International Journal of Clinical Practice Published by John Wiley & Sons Ltd. This is an open access article under the terms of the Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercialNoDerivs License, which permits use and distribution in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited, the use is noncommercial and no modifications or adaptations are made. This article has been cited by other articles in PMC. Many patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) do not achieve glycaemic control targets on basal insulin regimens. This analysis investigated characteristics, clinical outcomes and impact of concomitant oral antidiabetes drugs (OADs) in patients with T2DM treated with highdose insulin glargine. Patientlevel data were pooled from 15 randomised, treattotarget trials in patients with T2DM treated with insulin glargine OADs for 24 weeks. Data were stratified according to whether patients Continue reading >>

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  1. Anonymous

    How Much Lanuts is Too Much?

    I am a type 2 who takes Lantus once a day before I go to bed. I am currently on 30 units of Lantus and was wondering if that is a high dose or a low dose or average. My numbers are pretty good, and it works for me, but I was wondering what is considered "normal"? Not that anything is normal in diabetes.

  2. Type 2 Don

    I've been taking 120 units before bedtime for 5 yrs. I tried twice a day, and it seemed to work better taking Lantus once a day. 14 units Novolog before meals. Keeps my A1c below 7.

  3. MrsCDogg

    I'm also on Lantus and take 100 units split up into 50 units twice a day.

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How Much Is Too Much?

Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please,join our community todayto contribute and support the site. This topic is now archived and is closed to further replies. So I am a noob here and I apologize in advance for creating a new thread. I was diagnosed in late 2009 and had A1Cs at 6.0 - rock solid - for a year and half. Then I got bronchitis and stressed at work (and quit smoking) and my A1C went to 9.3. I saw the endocrinologist who started me on insulin (Lantus) -- 50 units to start, increase by 5 every two days until my morning fast number is at or below 120. I'm up to 65 units now and (yes, it's been exactly one week since I started) - my morning numbers are down from 350 to 183. How much Lantus is too much? Some days I just want to say f*** it all but I know that's not productive. I am 43 and wondering if I'll see 50. I am on track for bariatric surgery but am worried that nothing will change and things will keep getting worse. Someone please tell me I am not alone -- I am having difficulty dealing with the emotions, some days I feel like I can control anything -- other days I feel helpless. Welcome John! :wavey: Diabetes can at times be just too much, and it Continue reading >>

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  1. Chicken'sMom

    I wanted to start Chicken on 2.25 units of Lantus this morning and her lantus pen does not allow us to use it at 2.25 units so I brought home some diabetic syringes from work and drew it up and administered it to her. I had my husband check it because he is also a nurse and deals with that more then I do and he said it was ok. When I went to give it to her I thought...boy that seemed like an awful lot more then I usually give her and then he looked closer at it and realized that I had given her around twenty units...OMG I wanted to vomit and cry at the same time. She did eat well and I also gave her treats, DM dry food, some syrup and a couple licks of yogurt and of course called the vet, who was not in yet but who I am waiting to hear back from. Her blood sugar this morning was 220. I am going to set my alarm and wake up every couple of hours since my husband and I both work nights and we have to go back tonight also and I will check her blood sugar and I am going to lay out in the living room with her to make sure she is OK. Has anybody else made this dreadful mistake? I am so embarrassed and I will just die if something happens to her. I will never forgive myself. Right now she seems fine, I am keeping a good eye on her. I think I will hold her dose tonight to give her a break.
    Any information that anybody can provide me will be wonderful. Thank you so much in advance.

  2. Julia Rae

    breath it looks like your doing the right things my name is Julia and Magellan is also using Lantus. Mistakes happen there are a lot of other people who know more but I wanted you to know you where not alone here, I know how very scary this.

  3. Voula

    I hope your Chicken will be alright and of course you are upset. How long ago did you give the insulin and what time does the vet open? Hopefully some more experienced members will see your post. I will tag some of them. @Chris & China @Vyktors Mum @julie & punkin (ga) @Sienne and Gabby @Wendy&Neko

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Can Too Much Lantus Cause High Am Bg's?

I am a type 1A diabetic with normal insulin sensitivity and predictable bg responses to insulin doses. Until now. I went on a reducing diet (high protein, next to 0 carbs, increased exercise) but never decreased my once daily PM dose of Lantus (10 units.) Immediately my AM bg's jumped to over 200 and stayed there. No hypoglycemia during sleep (I never woke up, anyway.)I could bring my daily bg's down with my shortacting insulin. I increased the PM dose of Lantus by 1 unit and found the next day my am bg was even higher. And still, no hypo's waking me up from sleep. I suspect that Lantus' action is so flat that it may cause hypoglycemia that the liver responds to but does not cause the usual hypoglycemic symptoms. I know this pattern is seen when Lantus is used with cat diabetics. My cat was getting bg's from 300-450for 2 years until I started dropping his dose; he is now stabilized on 1/2 the dose he used to get! He never had any hypos; the only symptom of too much Lantus was superhyperglycemia. I suspect this happens with humans too, and me in specific, but I've not seen anything mentioned in any literature or posting mentioning this phenomena. Continue reading >>

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  1. CJ's Mom

    Just got a call from Cj, he's at his dad's. He overdosed on Lantus by 28 units. He is supposed to take 22 in the morning and took 50. Should I expect him to run low all day or is this a wait and see situation?

  2. CJ's Mom

    .....and should I keep his p.m. Lantus the same as always, just go back to the old routine? Just our luck this would happen while we're between doctors.
    I'm off to the dreaded Wal-mart to get some carb loaded food, although, at 7:30 a.m. it shouldn't be crowded.

  3. alissasmom

    i would say yes he will probably run low you may be able to get away with just not covering his food today but i honestly dont know since i dont now how the lantus effects him everyday. i would just check very often and have sugary foods on hand (as you already know) as for the night lantus if his first dose is usually wearing off by the time the night dose is due than yes i would do the normal dose but if he is have alot of low low bg i would maybe cut it back a bit .i'm sure someone with more experiance with lantus and someone that knows you better will get on soon and help you. Good luck. He'll be fine

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