User Reviews for Symlin
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|Diabetes, Type 1||3 reviews||70 medications|
|Diabetes, Type 2||1 review||145 medications|
|Summary of Symlin reviews||9.8||4 reviews|
Reviews for Symlin
For Diabetes, Type 1 "My endocrinologist put me on this to lose weight. Note: I am extremely sensitive to insulin and can only use regular as the NPH analogues make me very ill except levemir, which I developed an immunity to, and every week in have to go up another ten. Anyways now the after-meal-spikes are a thing of the past, I can say that. Anyone with dawn phenomenon NEEDS this. I barely even need to use my R at all anymore unless I eat something like a big chinese meal. This stuff has changed me so much, I no longer crave candy every night, now if I eat candy once every 2 weeks I'm lucky. The weight loss associated with this is slow, but it really works. Like a diet pill without the speedy effects. I HIGHLY recommend this to all type 1 diabetics"
would give it an 11 if i could (taken for 1 to 6 months) December 30, 2017
0 users found this comment helpful.
For Diabetes, Type 1 "Symlin, for me, has allowed proper digestion and has eliminated loose stools... which I experienced for 48 years and thought of as a 'normal' condition... and has brought signifigant comfort to my personal life. I am careful to delay injection until the meal is in front of me ready to eat to head off any negative nausea effect."
RWeiger January 6, 2013
4 users found this comment helpful.
For Diabetes, Type 1 "Blood glucose levels do not bounce around as much since I began using this."
Anonymous November 7, 2011
8 users found this comment helpful.
For Diabetes, Type 2 "Helps to maintain lower blood sugar after meals and also helps to curb my appetite."
jgushea June 13, 2010
10 users found this comment helpful.
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