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Insulin Analogs from 2001

  1. Why does the Lantus work great all morning and after lunch but does not continue to work into the evening? (27 Dec 2001)
  2. Could Lantus be used at bedtime with only two other injections, morning and evening, of either NPH or Regular insulin? (19 Dec 2001)
  3. Are there any fast acting insulins that will mix with Lantus? (17 Dec 2001)
  4. I'm now debating whether or not to switch to Lantus insulin, and I would like to hear an opinion on the subject and some pros and cons I would get from switching. (16 Dec 2001)
  5. Are any doctors using the Humalog/Lantus insulin combination in children? (11 Dec 2001)
  6. Can Humalog act later than four to six hours and cause a severe and unexpected hypo? (5 Dec 2001)
  7. How long was Lantus studied before it was given to patients? Do you see any side effects in patients? Do you have many patients on Lantus? (2 Dec 2001)
  8. I have recently commenced using an insulin pump with Humalog, and I find that when I take a bolus the insulin stings, but it doesn't happen with the basal doses. (14 Nov 2001)
  9. My two year old has newly diagnosed type 1 diabetes. Do you have any information on the insulin activity of insulin glargine (Lantus) after the initial 24 hours? (22 Oct 2001)
  10. Is Lantus 24-hour insulin available for use Great Britain? (17 Oct 2001)
  11. My 12 year old daughter is switching to glargine soon, and I have several questions. (16 Oct 2001)
  12. How long does it take Humalog (or any other insulin) to go "bad" when exposed to heat? (14 Oct 2001)
  13. Do you have any information regarding the use of Lantus for athletes in training? (14 Oct 2001)
  14. My son has diabetes and epilepsy. Recently I read on the Internet that the insulin he uses has a common side effect of seizures. Do you have any information on this? (10 Oct 2001)
  15. How do you see Novolog in the scheme of things for people with type 1 diabetes? (10 Oct 2001)
  16. Is it general knowledge that Humalog may be implicated birth illnesses? (9 Oct 2001)
  17. Is headache a known side effect of Lantus? (2 Oct 2001)
  18. Are there truly any differences between Humalog and Novolog? What benefit, if any, might a Humalog user have if switched to Novolog? (29 Sep 2001)
  19. I've just been informed that Lantus lasts about one month. Is this after opening the bottle or do we need to be concerned that his entire three month supply will go bad in a month? (25 Sep 2001)
  20. Will taking more Lantus at bedtime help regulate me? (23 Sep 2001)
  21. Is it possible that the Lantus starts to lose its effectiveness after two weeks? (19 Sep 2001)
  22. My wife just got switched to Lantus and lispro. Please help with any and all information for her regarding what to expect. (19 Sep 2001)
  23. Is it possible for you to give me a sliding scale to use at school for my son who is on Humalog? (12 Sep 2001)
  24. Three times now I have forgotten to take my evening Lantus injection. The Lantus prescribing information does not address this situation. (6 Sep 2001)
  25. What is your opinion of using Lantus for a three year old child? (2 Sep 2001)
  26. When will Lantus be available in Australia? (31 Aug 2001)
  27. How is the dosage of Lantus determined? (31 Aug 2001)
  28. We were very interested when we heard about Lantus, but we have several questions. (29 Aug 2001)
  29. I really want the Lantus to work, but the severe lows in the early morning are frustrating. Any suggestions? (29 Aug 2001)
  30. Do Lantus and Humalog or Regular have to be injected in two separate shots? Does Lantus permit people with diabetes to take only one shot per day? (26 Aug 2001)
  31. Could my headaches be somehow related to the switch to Lantus, or just coincidence? (23 Aug 2001)
  32. My concern is the effects of the Lantus on the fetus. Should I be concerned? (22 Aug 2001)
  33. What are the pros and cons of Lantus? (21 Aug 2001)
  34. What is your suggestion for stopping the Lantus prior to starting the actual insulin pump therapy? (20 Aug 2001)
  35. Why does my daughter need to have her Lantus at night? (7 Aug 2001)
  36. We understand that are two new types of insulins -- one is the inhaled one, and another one is Lantus. Can you provide more information to me? (7 Aug 2001)
  37. Do you have any experience with the effects of Lantus on pre-adolescents? (30 Jul 2001)
  38. Would I function better with Lantus? (29 Jul 2001)
  39. Is Lantus safer for young children than an insulin pump? (24 Jul 2001)
  40. Can you tell me the advantages/disadvantages of Lantus as compared to Lente or Ultralente? (28 Jun 2001)
  41. Is Lantus safe for use in pregnancy? (27 Jun 2001)
  42. Don't you foresee higher waking blood sugar values as a down side to Lantus (insulin glargine)? (27 Jun 2001)
  43. How safe is Lantus if you have retinopathy? (18 Jun 2001)
  44. What's the latest on Lantus? (5 Jun 2001)
  45. Has there been any research/studies on injecting Humalog after meals? (31 May 2001)
  46. I would like to know more about the effects of Humalog in the first trimester of pregnancy. (24 May 2001)
  47. Is Humalog causing these mood swings? Why use this instead of Regular insulin? (9 May 2001)
  48. How current is the information posted on this site about Humalog? (8 May 2001)
  49. One of our friend's diabetes specialist doctor suggested that there are severe side-effects of Humalog, and advised not to take it. (7 May 2001)
  50. My daughter's new doctor says she would do better on Lantus and Humalog than a pump because she is athletic. What are your thoughts on this? (29 Apr 2001)
  51. In my type of situation, high fasting numbers, would Lantus be a good thing to try? (24 Apr 2001)
  52. Would you please give us more information about the pros and cons of Humalog? (13 Apr 2001)
  53. Is it possible that putting Humalog that is straight out of the refrigerator into the pump will cause hypoglycemia? (5 Mar 2001)
  54. What information do you have about problems associated with Humalog Insulin? (19 Feb 2001)
  55. Could it be that we need a fresh vial of Humalog? Is two and one-half months a normal shelf life of Humalog? (4 Jan 2001)

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