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Re: [IP] Type 1 or Type 2?



Trina

I also use U-500 R in my pump as a basal and I bolus with either Nolalog or
Humalog by injection. I will use the square wave on the pump too. No I can;t
say I'm completely injection free but the control was always the goal.
Gail
----- Original Message -----
From: "Trina & Adrian Nall" <email @ redacted>
To: "Pumpers.org" <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, April 06, 2002 9:30 PM
Subject: [IP] Type 1 or Type 2?


> Date: Fri, 5 Apr 2002 21:57:54 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: Type 1 vs Type 2 (was Re: [IP] Type I denied life insurance
at
> age 31!)
>
> Jan,
> My endo called me a type 3--you and I know there is no such monster. My
> pancreas no longer produces insulin. As others have said on this site--T1
is
> an autoimmune disease. My last c-peptide showed that I no longer produce
> insulin. I, however, am VERY insulin resistant. I take U-500 R Humulin,
> because I was taking over 150 units a day of Humalog. I have been
EXTREMELY
> ill over the past 2 years and my DR thinks I have developed some other
> autoimmune disease. I have always built up antibodies to my insulin as
well
> as any insulin I have taken. As the saying goes YMMV.
> Nicole
>
>
> Nicole, I didn't know that anyone online was taking U-500 R insulin.  I
was
> taking 318 units of H a day and was flooding my site.  My endo switched me
> to U-500 R because they don't make the U-500 in the Humalog.  I hate the
> stuff.  How in the world do you know an hour ahead of time what you are
> going to eat and that you will be hungry?  I have just given up and bolus
> 2.5 which is 25 every meal.  I was taking huge amounts of steriods but
> doctor has me backing off slowly. Anybody who has gone through this knows
> what "hell" is.   Is anyone else out there taking this R insulin in the
> pump?  Trina
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