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Re: [IP] Novolog in pumps versus mixing Humalog and Velosulin



Sites should be changed every three days.

Richard & Frankie Laurent wrote:
> 
> My son had been using a 4:1 mix of Humalog and Velosulin for the past couple
> years, in order to make his sites last three days.  This was true regardless
> of which type of infusion site we used.  About a month ago, we switched to
> straight Novolog.  The results have been fantastic.  His sites consistently
> last five or six days, at which point we change them, even though they are
> still working just fine.  With the Humalog/Velosulin mix, the first day on a
> site would work too well, the second day would be very good, and on the
> third day, his blood sugars would start rising rapidly until we changed the
> site.  With straight Novolog, every day has been the same, from day one
> through day six.  We expect his next A1C to show a significant improvement.
> 
> I am curious to see if anyone else has had similar results with Novolog.
> 
> - Richard (Dad to Paul almost 13, dx'd 10/97, pumping with Disetronic DTRON)
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