Hi all, I am new here. Female, age 38, type 2 diabetic for two years now. I have been taking Metformin (1,000mg 2x/day) and Glipizide (10mg once a day). Last month my A1c was 9.3. Saw doctor on 2/22 and he prescribed Levemir. He wanted me to start with 20 units and increase 1 unit per day until I get a fasting blood sugar of 120. Well, that would have taken forever, so I increased by 5 units. Now I'm at 40 units, and my blood sugar readings aren't getting any better. 239, 246, 221... I haven't seen under 200 in MONTHS. Last night I had baked chicken and broccoli for dinner. Thought for sure I'd get a better reading this morning. Nope. For breakfast I had egg beaters and cottage cheese. Two hours later, 239. I'm not perfect in my eating, but I really do try to be careful not loading up on carbs and sugar. I don't know what to do from here. I called my doctor this morning to tell him things aren't getting better with the insulin...waiting on a call back. In the meantime, any advice from this forum would be appreciated. Thank you.View Thread
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