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Levemir® FlexPen®

> Can be used by children as young as 2 years old with type 1 diabetes
> Is Pregnancy Category B
> Can be used in combination with a GLP-1 therapy and diabetes pill

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Tools and Resources

If you’re learning about diabetes and treatment with Levemir® (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection), or simply looking for new, helpful resources, there are a variety of tools here for you. In this section you will find educational materials about Levemir®, a library of video clips, helpful diabetes education Web sites, and even a glossary of words used on this Web site.

Blood Sugar Diary

Tracking your blood sugar allows you to see the history of your blood sugar levels over time. The results will help you and your doctor make a plan for controlling your blood sugar levels. You can download and print our Blood Sugar Diary to help you record your blood sugar history and discuss it with your doctor.

Selected Important Safety Information

What are the possible side effects of Levemir®?

• Low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), including when too much is taken. Some symptoms include sweating, shakiness, confusion, and headache. Severe low blood sugar can cause unconsciousness, seizures, and death.

• Other side effects include injection site reactions (like redness, swelling, and itching), skin thickening or pits at the injection site, if taken with thiazolidinediones (TZDs) possible heart failure, and weight gain.

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