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Lantus switchover

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Biekmas83, Mar 31, 2018.

  1. Biekmas83

    Biekmas83 Type 1 · Active Member

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    Hi all, any advice on doses of tresiba would be great. I am on lantus but changing on Tuesday. I take 27u at the moment but believe the new insulin works for circa 48hrs. Does this require a different type of does or time of day to take it?

  2. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    The general advice is to take about the same dose as Lantus. I started out with a bit less to see what would happen, but I went back to the same dose in a few days. Take it at the time that suits you best. I found with Tresiba that I didn't have to worry anymore about up to 4 hours difference in timing anymore, very convenient.
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