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Insulin Analogs

What’s the latest on Lantus? Our pediatric endocrinologist says it’s now available in the U.S., but there’s a study showing it might have a mitogenic effect (carcinogenic) on some cells, so he’s not quite ready to recommend it. What’s the talk in diabetic medical circles here?

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Is Lantus safe for use in pregnancy? The prescribing information is very vague. Have there been any problems reported by pregnant women in Europe?

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Our three year old was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at age 15 months and has several lows a week on Humalog and NPH mixtures. What is your opinion of using Lantus for a three year old child?

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My eight year old has had erratic control on twice daily injections of NPH and Regular. Lantus sounds good, but a noon injection is not an option now at his school. Could Lantus be used at bedtime with only two other injections, morning and evening, of either NPH or Regular insulin?

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Can the use of Humalog cause feelings of excessive heat and dehydration and bring on asthma attacks?

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My 11 year old daughter has developed a small area of lipoatrophy in her abdomen.. Are there any studies going on about higher occurrences of lipoatrophy and whether it is tied to Humalog?

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I have been on Lantus and Humalog for three months, and I still have extreme lows every night about 3:30 am which wake me up. I have tried changing my bedtime snack, and if I decrease my Lantus dosage then the rest of my day does not go well.

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Through readings on this website, I understand there is a relatively new insulin on the market in the United States but not yet available in Canada. Can you tell me something about it?

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I’ve noticed that after two-three weeks, the Lantus vials have visible floating particulates. It is not cloudy, but clearly the appearance has changed. I assume this is not a good thing, and I am concerned that it may make the Lantus potency less predictable. Have these particulates been described? Any suggestions for avoiding them?

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I need to know about new research on Lantus insulin done on rats and findings of tumors in these rats after high doses of Lantus insulin.

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