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Re: [IP] insulins - birth defects with Humalog...



There was a link to one study on the Eli Lily site about 6 months ago.  I'm not
sure about the "cause and effect" -- the authors admitted it was hard to tell.
But anyway, I believe that was one place I saw it.

"Kornfeld, Avner" wrote:

> Are you sure? On what medical data you base your conclusion that Humalog may
> cause
> unexplained birth defects?
>
> I have not found any data on that. If your data is based on 'rumors' I would
> be very careful in ruling out Humalog  - I do not have any affiliation with
> Eli Lilly and I am not a medical doctor...
>
> Avner
> Type I - IDDM for 25 years
> on MM507 using Humalog since Dec. 1998.
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Compell, Ellen A, CFCTR [mailto:email @ redacted]
> Sent: Monday, April 05, 1999 5:24 PM
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: 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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