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Re: [IP] Trying The Humalog / Velosulin Mix


This is just what I'm contemplating, with trying the mix.

My reasons are the same too.

Please keep me informed on how it's going. E-mail me at

email @ redacted

Good Luck!

Art Schumm
-----Original Message-----
From: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
Date: August 13, 1998 12:20 AM
Subject: [IP] Trying The Humalog / Velosulin Mix

>After being on Humalog for just over a year now I finally decided to try
>mixing humalog and velosulin.  When I started pump therapy I was velosulin
>1 month and didn't like my bg after meals.  I was thrilled when I started
>humalog but I have too many lows after eating.  I don't have trouble with
>sites failing before their time.  I can usually go 5 days.  I hope the
>will make the "ride" easier.  Straight humalog can really seem like "rocket
>fuel."  I called my endo today to get his "go ahead."  I'm his first
>to give this a try and hopefully if it works out I will pave the road for
>of his other pumpers.  My CDE is against this idea but I'm giving it a try.
>She told me that MiniMed and the insulin manufacturer don't recommend the
>I thought I have heard otherwise from this group.  I started out with a 3
to 1
>ratio.  Is anyone else mixing for a this reason instead of the site failure
>Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

Insulin-Pumpers website http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/