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Re: [IP] Effectiveness of Humalog



In a message dated 97-12-15 15:45:35 EST, you write:

> OK, I am confused about this issue about Humalog losing its
>  effectiveness
>  after two days.  This simply does not make sense to me.  If this is
>  true, then
>  why doesn't humalog go bad while sitting in its vial?  Why would it
>  matter if you just change what container its in?  This makes no sense..
>  I could see if you keep your pump where it's warm but not at room
>  temp??????

It has to do with being refrigerated.  Humalog only lasts 28 days outside the
refrigerator; however, kept refrigerated, it lasts to the expiration date on
the bottle.  So when you have it in your pump, on your body--unrefrigerated,
it begins losing its effectiveness.  Bummer, isn't it?