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"A couple of major differences are being reported by users between Novolog 
and Humalog. Especially among pumpers who switch from Humalog to Novolog, 
reports have surfaced that Novolog appears to be both stronger and quicker 
than Humalog, and doses have to be cut in order to prevent hypoglycemia. Dose 
reductions are often in the 10% range, and it may be wise to reduce doses 
right away to prevent unwanted lows. If, instead, blood sugars rise, doses 
can always be raised again.

Novolog also starts working faster than Humalog. Although no direct 
comparison of Novolog and Humalog has been reported, one researcy study found 
that in normal individuals, Novolog reaches peak activity at 52 minutes, 
compared to 145 minutes (2 hours and 25 minutes) for Regular insulin. Humalog 
peaks at about 75 minutes (Eur J Clin Pharmacol 1999 May;55(3):199-203). Both 
pumpers and injectors may note lower post-meal readings due to the faster 
onset of action."

This is what I was referring to.  Thanks

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