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Is 22 units dosage of Lantus once daily sufficient for a type 1 diabetic?

Lantus was originally designed to be dosed once daily.  It releases steadily over a 24-hour period.  As resistance develops, more insulin is required and is broken into more injections each day. The severity of diabetes varies from person to person. Your body may still make some insulin, or more insulin than the next person. Also, your response to the insulin may be better than someone whose diabetes is more advanced. If diabetes is left uncontrolled, insulin resistance can develop. If you have kept your A1C and daily blood sugar numbers well-controlled, your body has a better opportunity to respond to your medication.

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