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Re: [IP] U500 now approved for sale in US

 Dear All, Viscosity is the same, BS doing much better and my insertion sites
doing great--u500 isn't for everyone but for me it's wonderful.  Liz

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> Liz, can you tell if the 500 viscosity is different ? I am wondering if one
> tubing size will work for both u100 and u500.   Peter
> > Dear All, u500 insulin has always been available in the US (usually used in
> > ER for severe hyperglycemia. I know because I just switched to u500 last
> > week--what a miricle for me-- I was using >300u of humulog per day by pump
> > along with Avandia!! now I use 60-80units of u500 a day(still with
> > Avandia). Don't expect Lilly to help with conversion ratios (I called them
> > but all they wanted was a report on the problem with the Humulog--Minimed
> > didn't have any info either) Luckily I know someone who works with an endo
> > in NC who got the info for me. I live in Indpls and thank goodness for the
> > internet and e-mail.
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