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[IP] Re: insulin and airport x-ray scans

Yes, the insulin is damaged by heat and the x-rays generate heat.
If it is not packed with a cold pack, and if it passes through the x-ray, it 
may be damaged.

In a message dated 8/5/03 6:40:57 PM, email @ redacted writes:

>Subject: [IP] Re: insulin and airport x-ray scans
>I know this question has probably been asked a million times,  but here
>goes:  I have gone through two x-ray scans this weekend with my insulin
> cartridges in my carry on bag. I used the first one this morning, tuesday,
>of a sudden,  eight hours later,  my bg is 234,  when it should be 100.
> I 
> took 5.5 units at 1:25 of humalog, and an hour later I am still at 234.
>my insulin have been damaged by the x-rays?
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