new nurse with a question about glargine. - page 2

by sommeil

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I work in a SNF (Rebhab). We have a patient who gets 35 units of Glargine at bedtime. One morning when the patient's BS was 87, her POA has asked that on nights when she does not eat an evening snack, that we give her only 20... Read More


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    I agree. I would like to know the age of the person in the original post. Lantus is a long term, 24 hour insulin. It starts working in one hour and does not peak. I also agree with classy dame, titrate every 2-3 days, not daily.
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    The patient is 74. She is a&o but has short term memory issues and pretty much legs her poa (daughter) handle everything. I have learned so much from your discussions here. Thank you all.


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