At the same time, approximately half of those diagnosed are not achieving the blood sugar control target of A1C <7% recommended by the American Diabetes Association (ADA).
About Lantus(R) and Lantus(R) SoloSTAR(R)
Lantus(R) is the only 24-hour insulin approved exclusively for use once a day. Most insulins have a "peak of action," which refers to the time at which insulin reaches its maximum effect in the body. With Lantus(R), the insulin is released into the bloodstream at a relatively constant rate throughout the day and night; therefore it has no pronounced peak.
Lantus(R) SoloSTAR(R) uses a simple, intuitive design with easy-to-read display features and requires only a few steps to use it properly. Lantus(R) SoloSTAR(R) is small, discreet and eliminates the need for the patient to change cartridges.
Lantus(R) SoloSTAR(R) should be kept in cool storage (36 degrees F - 46 degrees F [2 degrees C - 8 degrees C]) until first use. Once in use, it should be kept at room temperature, as long as it remains below 86 degrees F [30 degrees C], away from direct heat or light, and can be used for up to 28 days.
Important Safety Information for Lantus(R)
Prescription Lantus(R) is for adults with type 2 diabetes or adults and children (6 years and older) with type 1 diabetes who require long-acting insulin for the control of high blood sugar.
Lantus(R) SoloStar(R) is a disposable insulin delivery device (insulin pen). Needles and the SoloStar pen must not be shared.
DO NOT DILUTE OR MIX LANTUS(R) WITH ANY OTHER INSULIN OR SOLUTION. It
will not work as intended, and you may lose blood sugar control, which
could be serious. D
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