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RE: [IP] insulins



Velosulin is what I use.  It is basically buffered R.  It is also the only
insulin that women either pregnant or planning pregnancy should use because
of unexplained birth defects when some women used Humalog.

Thanks,
 
Ellen Compell (Age 30)
Type II, Pumping since Dec. 1998
MiniMed 507C
email @ redacted <mailto:email @ redacted> 


-----Original Message-----
From: Tara Dufour [mailto:email @ redacted]
Sent: Monday, April 05, 1999 8:47 AM
To: email @ redacted
Subject: Re: [IP] insulins


What is Velosulin? I've never heard of it. Does it work the same as Humalog
as far as action and peak times?

>Yes, Humalog fits pump useage very well. Some people find that the Humalog
>doesn't
>work well for more than about 2.5 days, so it's recommended that you mix R
or
>Velosulin with it in a 5 to 1 ratio to keep it stable for longer periods.
>Seems to work well for most.
>
>Ted Quick
>email @ redacted
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Tara Dufour
Hargreaves, Charbonneau & Associates


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