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Lantus Early

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by mountaintom, Jan 19, 2018.

  1. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi, one week in newly diagnosed T1 and just wondering ... I have been taking Lantus at around 10pm every day and just wondered if I can take it an hour early as I’m knackered and want to go to bed! Thanks
     
  2. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Yes you can. Lantus tends to wear off in the last few hours of a 24-hour period, so you'll be fine. Sweet dreams!
     
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  3. TraceyD123

    TraceyD123 Type 1 · Newbie

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    I take mine at 7pm every night for that very reason!
     
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  4. leking

    leking Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Usually take mine when I have my evening meal
     
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  5. helensaramay

    helensaramay Type 1 · Expert

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    I was advised I could take my Lantus 24 hours +/- 2 hours.
    I used this approach to move my injection times to something reasonable when I travelled through multiple time zones.
     
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  6. mountaintom

    mountaintom Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks everyone. I had a good night’s kip!
     
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    paulus1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    its not a big deal if its either way. mine used to only last 12 hours i needed a boost at night.
     
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  8. Margie@home

    Margie@home Type 1 · Member

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    I was on Lantus for years and eventually I was advised to take it in the morning as I was getting low blood sugar during sleep.
    I am now on degludec which suites me better.
    I’ve had type 1 for 60 years now, my specialist said I could have a medal for 60 I don’t see the point as I didn’t bother with the 50 one.
    I have seen a lot of changes in treatment. Life is so much better now.
    This forum is great for information.
     
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