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Re: [IP] Velosulin/Humalog
At 21:38 4/3/98 -0500, Ted wrote:
>> About this Velousulin...
>> We've been using Humalog for Kayla and we don't refrigerate it. (She's
>> the pump yet; will be in a few weeks.) We only keep it for a month and then
>> get a new one. I'm wondering about the "heat" thing I'm hearing about
>> and the pump. We live in sunny, sweaty Savannah, GA and it's HOOOOOT from
>> April - October. Does this mean we shouldn't use Humalog in her pump?
>> Remember, she's 5 and spends most of the day outside.
>It holds up for about 2 days in worse conditions than youn have. I found
>mine broke down in 3+ days, but I was handling molds and parts that were
>a good deal warmer than that, and may have spiked it as a result.
>When I went to a 2 day refill schedule it settled down.
I live in Phoenix, and found the same thing. A 2-day refill schedule works
pretty well. I only change the set every 4 days, however.
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