Welcome to Levemir® (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection)
Starting on Insulin
Having diabetes means making real changes to your lifestyle. You should
be proud of the positive steps you have already taken to manage your
diabetes—everything from making healthier food choices to exercising
more and adopting other healthy habits. Insulin therapy can be one
more way you control your blood sugar and get to goal.
New to Levemir® FlexPen®?
Levemir® FlexPen® is a safe and effective way to help control your
blood sugar—whether you’re transitioning to Levemir® FlexPen® from
another insulin, from vial and syringe, or simply starting on insulin for
the first time.
A caregiver helps someone manage his or her diabetes. This may
be a spouse or other family member, or even a good friend. As a
caregiver, you’ll want to learn all you can about diabetes, insulin,
low blood sugar, meal planning, and exercise.
Helps control blood sugar for up to 24 hours
Levemir® FlexPen® can help you get to your blood sugar goal. It is safe and proven
to help adults and children 2 and over with type 1 diabetes and adults with type
Levemir® is also the first and only long-acting insulin analog that can be used
during pregnancy without increasing the risk of harm to the unborn baby.
Using the Levemir® FlexPen® helps control blood sugar levels all day and night
for up to 24 hours.
You may have recently been prescribed Levemir® to help control your diabetes, or
you may be considering Levemir® for the first time. Whether you’re new to insulin
therapy or have previously used another insulin, the important thing is finding
and sticking to a treatment strategy that is right for you. With 24-hour coverage,
a low rate of low blood sugar, and proven weight benefits when used in certain combination
therapies, Levemir® FlexPen® can help you get to goal. Talk to your doctor to see
if Levemir® may be right for you.
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