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Metformin and insulin

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Melissa.coleman, Mar 14, 2014.

  1. Melissa.coleman

    Melissa.coleman · Active Member

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    Hi all

    After seeing my consultant the other day he has decreased my levimer from 22 bd to 16 and 20 plus my usual humalog

    He also added metformin as I have PCOS . I am on 500mg bd increasing to 1000mg bd... I have only been on it a few days but I have not had a reading above 10!!!! Such a miracle. My humalog doses have also decreased dramatically too. Anyone else found this t2 drug work well with insulin or could I b type 1.5???

    I am worried about increasing it to 1000mg bd if only 500mg is working

    They also added ramapril for blood pressure and to protect my kidneys





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  2. annepgill

    annepgill Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Melissa wish I was on what you are lol my daily is metformin 1000 mg novorapid 12 units x 3 and lantus 16 units bedtime my bs is rarely in single numbers but on the rare occasions it does drop it hits the floor I wouldn't be frightened about the metformin rise though it may upset your tummy hope that's some help


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