My son has been dx'd since 2004. He is on Novolin (N and R) but his dr. has mentioned going to Lantus to help regulate his sugars. The regimen he is on now, he has a set insulin and has to eat certain # of carbs to cover the insulin. There are days when he is still hungry and days he just doesn't want to eat snacks or eat as much at dinner. From what the dr. says, it seems to free up his lifestyle a little bit. No more forcing him to eat or getting up at 6am, every morning (even on weekends and summer) to take a shot. That he would only take one when he eats. Any one have any experience with this, any advice?? Thank you so much. Your input is greatly appreciated!!!