Category Archives: Insulin

Living With Type 1 Diabetes: I Hear You, But I’m Not You

I’ve had type 1 diabetes for nearly 14 years. I have fallen off the wagon a few times, battled diabulimia, survived numerous insulin shock comas and ketoacidosis episodes, and …

Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: Insulin Prices Skyrocket

A recent study has shown that the cost of insulin is continuing to skyrocket. From 2002-2004, the cost of insulin was $4.34 per millimeter, and by 2011-2013, the cost of insulin in the United States had reached $12.92 …

AskNadia: Substituting Lantus Insulin for Levemir Insulin

Dear Nadia,

I would like to know, if I normally use Levemir pen insulin, and I run out before my health insurance kicks in, can I use Lantus insulin until I can get coverage for my Levemir ?

Rita U