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Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by John_ch, Nov 16, 2015.

  1. John_ch

    John_ch Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi all, firstly.... I have not been on the forum for a very long time and I need to get back into a routine logging in lol

    Well it's been a year since my last post! I had been started on Islulin after 4 months on oral medication was making no differance to my bg readings!
    My starting dose was 10 units of Lantus at night and 4 Novorapid before meals.

    Fast forward a year and my current insulin regime is: 44 units of Levimir (going up to 46) at night and my Novo ratio is 1:5 during the day and 1:8 at dinner. My HbA1c is down to 7%. Fasting bg is 6-9. Bedtime readings are still a bit high (8-10) and might drop my ratio down to 1:6

    My question is.... Is there a way to test if you have type 1.5 after you have started on Insulin? From what I have been reading, it sounds more like 1.5 than 2?

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