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Tresiba - Low Doses

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by cz_dave, Sep 15, 2016.

  1. cz_dave

    cz_dave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I am currently on Levemir. 5 units mornings and 4-5 units evenings. I know that with such low doses, Levemir runs out pretty quickly. 4 units barely cover the 12-hour time span.

    I am considering a switch to Tresiba. Let's assume I will be injecting 6 units of Tresiba once a day. Is there a risk that such a low dose will not cover the full 24 hours?

    @robert72 any comments?
     
  2. robert72

    robert72 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I have been as low as 10u per day of Tresiba and that didn't run out or tail off before 24 hours. I guess the best way to find out how it works for you is to give it a try.
     
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  3. cz_dave

    cz_dave Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Thanks.
     
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    staffsmatt Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm currently on 6 units and it seems to last fine.
     
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    candi-girl Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    i use 8u a day and works. just got to give it a few days to get in your system
     
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