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What Is Insulin Glargine Used For?

Insulin Glargine Use in Children

Insulin glargine is approved for use in children as young as six years old with type 1 diabetes. The medication is not yet approved for treating type 2 diabetes in children, as it has not been adequately studied for this age group. Discuss the potential risks and benefits of the drug with your child's healthcare provider.
 

Off-Label Insulin Glargine Uses

On occasion, your healthcare provider may recommend insulin glargine for something other than the uses discussed in this article. Using the drug to treat type 2 diabetes in children is an off-label insulin glargine use, as is using it to treat gestational diabetes.
 
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