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Re: [IP] Buffered insulin? was: D vs MM
At 11:01 PM 4/28/00 -0700, you wrote:
At 07:29 PM 4/28/00 email @ redacted
> I do not think humalog insulin is buffered, but im
not sure ?
A disodium phosphate buffer is added to the insulin solution for use in
insulin pumps. It is used to try to prevent the formation of insulin
crystals and clogging of the insulin infusion pump catheter. Since both
Velosulin and Humalog are both successfully used in pumps, one must
assume that both are buffered. As soon as I can locate the precise
citation, I will list it here.
Sam, I saw something the other day that said even though many pumpers do
use Humalog it has not yet recieved FDA approval for that