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Re: [IPk] How will I benefit with Lantus?

arbara asked weeks ago (I am sorting out the backlog...)
>> I am about to see my specialist and I want to ask him if I can try
>> Lantus.  I am not a big eater but I tend to snack throughout the
>> day.  If I go onto Lantus, will I have to inject every time I fancy
>> a snack?  I suppose I will 
>>  because my daughter is on a pump and we have to tell her to bolus
>>  for
>> everything she
>> eats.
Yes, you will have to bolus for every snack.  Or you may find that if
you tend to eat about the same amount of food, day in, day out, that you
can get away with either using a longer acting insulin, such as
actrapid, to cover two or three snacks, or using more lantus.  

You wrote over a month ago - what did he say?


Pat Reynolds
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