? Back to back reductions

Discussion in 'Lantus (Glargine) / Levemir (Detemir)' started by Summers Mom, Feb 26, 2018.

  1. Summers Mom

    Summers Mom Member

    Aug 27, 2017
    What do you do when you just gave a reduction and then green appears again? I just reduced this morning from summer going low last night and she is dropping again already. Do you do back to back reductions or hold the dose even though they are showing greens?
  2. Chris & China

    Chris & China Well-Known Member

    May 10, 2013
    We usually don't recommended doing back to back reductions because the depot from the higher dose can still be effecting the numbers.

    It can take 6 cycles (sometimes even longer at those higher doses like Summer is on) to drain the depot down to where you'll start seeing the real results

    I'd hold this new 10U dose for now .....hopefully he'll settle down for you soon!
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  3. Tricia Cinco(GA) & Harvey

    Tricia Cinco(GA) & Harvey Well-Known Member

    Jul 18, 2011
    Those high greens are right where you want her to be! Looking good, Summer. No more shark hunting,now!
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