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Long acting insulin

Discussion in 'Insulin' started by donnad, Dec 29, 2021.

  1. donnad

    donnad Type 2 · Member

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    I take 48 units of abasaglar at night but my blood sugars in the morning don’t seem to be any different if I take this dose or not Also had to stop metformin for a couple of days and my blood sugars were a lot
    Lower. Very confused.
  2. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    It could be the dawn phenomenon - your liver gives you glucose to help wake up. What are you bedtime and waking blood sugar readings?
  3. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Moderator
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    When you stopped the metformin, had you possible stomach issues & also cut back on what you would have eaten? This could explain your lower BGs?

    Are you prescribed any other, shorter acting insulin?
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