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[IP] Re: Novolog vs Humalog

In a message dated 12/31/01 10:21:42 AM Central Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> From: "Bob Burnett" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: History of insulin, was: RE: [IP] Humalog refused by insurance & 
> Novo
> Everyone is correct and has a great opinion.  Pump users are definitely in 
> the minority when it comes to the total amount of insulin used in the 
> population.  That is because you are the elite, the motivated, and those 
> most concerned about improving your health. What I think it means now that 
> we have an FDA approved drug for pumps, is that a physician can actually 
> come under scrutiny for NOT prescribing this approved drug.  Your pharmacy 
> may supply any insulin to you but your physician is obligated to prescribe 
> an FDA approved drug for the pump.  There will always be reasons 'why' 
> someone can't use the approved drug, but there will be pressure on 
> physicians.  Those of you not familiar with this insulin, it is not 
> 'regular' or 'velosulin' insulin, it is fast-acting similar (but different) 
> than humalog.  

Take care-Kathy O
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