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Re: [IP] Diluting NovoRapid



Thanks Michael.  You are a great support and always seem to have some great ideas.
I really appreciate your help.  It is nice to have someone out there on 'your side'
all the time.  Give yourself a pat on the back, (I would, but I'm pretty far away)
as you deserve it.

Thanks again.

Susan

Michael wrote:

> > Barbara,
> > No, no simple solution.  As this has been an on-going battle,
> > opportunity for learning, etc... I have come to learn that Novolog
> > does not make a dilution solution and that Novo Nordisk does not
> > suggest diluting it,
>
> However..... see the Novolog links on the LINKS page of the web site
> at:
>
> http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/links.shtml#novolog
> "Diluent for Novolog"
>
> > certainly not with another companies dilution
> > solution as the allergy may lie in the dilution solution or in the
> > preservative, we're not sure.  I'm going to try pumping u100
> > novorapid and see what happens.  I've tweaked his basals to allow
> > for the difference and will wait until the weekend to see what
> > happens as I'm extrememly busy this week with appointments with the
> > other kids and really want to be around to wittness any reaction,
> > drop in BS etc....  I am nervous excited about it but like
> > everything else, I'm sure he will be fine.
> >
> > Sorry I couldn't help you,
> >
> > Susan
> >
> > rbubar wrote:
> >
> > > Hi Susan,
> > >
> > > First, my sympathies to you and Jonathan for the entire allergy situation!!
> > >
> > > You mentioned that you're "waiting" for the diluent solution.  My plan was
> > > to ask my endo for a bottle of NovoLog to try and then "mix" it with Lilly's
> > > diluent that I use now with Humalog--to see if, when a small portion of both
> > > are mixed, a precipitate develops.  Have you discovered that there is a
> > > diluent for NovoRapid already available--hence, you're "waiting" for it to
> > > arrive? I have not checked into this at all myself---so I'm hoping you have
> > > the magic answer!
> > >
> > > As a side note, I finally went to 5 ml syringes to transfer Humalog and
> > > diluent to a mixing bottle---makes the dilution very simple!!  I am sure you
> > > have your own "simple" method.
> > >
> > > Barbara
> >
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