Physicians Tout Lantus, Calling it an ‘Advancement in Basal Insulin Coverage’
A study published in the August 25 Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) reports that people with type 1 diabetes “may not judge correctly when their blood sugar levels are too low and may consider driving with a low BG.” In the study, “low” was defined as less than 70 mg/dl. Two separate groups … Continue reading Diabetes and the Open Road-Are You Driving While Low?
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Researchers in Finland are advising parents that excess weight gain during infancy increases the risk of impaired glucose tolerance and type 2. “The effect is greater in infants who had low birth weight,” they write. “The first six months after birth may be the most critical period for growth, in relation to development of glucose … Continue reading Better to Keep Weight In Check During Infancy
U.K researchers say that twice-daily injection of insulin glargine (Lantus) helps to alleviate blood glucose rises in the late afternoon and drops toward the end of a 24-hour period that are frequently seen in type 1s who inject Lantus once daily with a meal-time fast-acting insulin. In an eight-week crossover study, 20 people with type … Continue reading Twice Daily Lantus Better for BG Rises