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

Dear Jan and Elvis--I don't have an endo(never wanted one) I am an RN and
unfortunately know and have had to deal with the primadonna attitude most endos
have(sorry I'm a little jaded after all these years). My family MD is wonderful
 but I'm his first pumper. My freiend is a pump specialist in NC (I didn't want
divulge all of this on an open chat line due to my profession etc--please keep
this between us) Thanks---Liz

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> In a message dated 4/25/03 9:28:27 AM US Eastern Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
> > 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.
> >
> Question: Why would you have to have a friend in NC get the info for you?
> There are plenty of endos in Indianapolis -- I know: I see one of them. Do
> you not see an endo? Or did your doc not help you?
> Jan and ElvisToo
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