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Basaglar is part of the Insulins class and treats Diabetes Type 2 and Diabetes Type 1. Insulins are used to lower blood sugar levels to treat diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2 by stopping the liver from producing more sugar. Basaglar is only available as a brand name drug. Compare insulins.
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This Prescription Causes Almost 100,000 Annual Emergency Visits

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 07, 2016

Insulin: legal, widely used, and transforms lives. But there are risks—soon you’ll see why we try to spare our type II diabetics from having to start insulin. Using oral medications to their maximum dose and incorporating diet and lifestyle changes is the way to go before resorting to insulin.

Of course, tight blood sugar control is the goal for reducing diabetes related complications (kidney disease, eye disease, neuropathy) but insulin remains one of the most challenging aspects of diabetes management given the risks. See More

New Insulin Basaglar in Pharmacies This Year

The GoodRx Pharmacist - February 17, 2016

Basaglar (insulin glargine) is the newest brand of long-acting insulin to hit the market. It shares its active ingredient (insulin glargine) with Lantus, but is not a generic equivalent and the two can’t be substituted for each other.

Long-acting insulin like Basaglar (also sometimes referred to as basal insulin) are used to keep blood glucose levels stable throughout the day.

There are now four long-acting insulins approved by the FDA: Lantus, Levemir (insulin detemir), Toujeo (insulin glargine recombinant), Tresiba (insulin degludec), and BasaglarSee More

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