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How to initiate and titrate Toujeo® to individualized goal

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Determine a patients's starting dose, based on body weight1.a Enter a patient's weight (lbs) -- to calculate the recommended starting dose

Weight in pounds

The starting dose of Toujeo® is based on prior treatment

 

Weight-based insulin-naive

 

Once-daily basal insulin

 

of daily NPH dose

ADA glycemic recommendations for fasting or pre-meal plasma glucose for non-pregnant adults with diabetes: 80-130 mg/dL.

More or less stringent goals may be appropriate for individual patients.

In clinical trials, patients started on, or changed to, Toujeo® required a higher dose than patients controlled with Lantus®.

Ensure patients have a prescription for Toujeo® as well as a second, separate prescription for pen needles.

 

Set titration goals based on patient type

 

Individualized based on FPG goal

 

Adjust and titrate every 3-4 days

FPG, fasting plasma glucose.

ADA glycemic recommendations for fasting or pre-meal plasma glucose for non-pregnant adults with diabetes: 80-130 mg/dL.

More or less stringent goals may be appropriate for individual patients.

In clinical trials, patients started on, or changed to, Toujeo® required a higher dose than patients controlled with Lantus®.

Ensure patients have a prescription for Toujeo® as well as a second, separate prescription for pen needles.

American Diabetes Association (ADA) glycemic recommendations for fasting or premeal plasma glucose for nonpregnant adults with diabetes: 80-130 mg/dl. More or less stringent goals may be appropriate for individual patients.