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RE: [IP] My insurance dropped my novolog



Thanks Jan - I was wondering how Lilly beat Banting and Best to the punchline
on that one! lol



Be careful when "quoting" dates... please make sure they're correct!!!
Misinformation can hurt.



Anne

25 years and counting...


> From: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: RE: [IP] My insurance dropped my novolog
> Date: Mon, 2 Dec 2013 21:26:35 -0500
>
> Insulin was first given to a person in 1922, so it's doubtful Lilly was
> producing it in the 1800s.
>
> As near as I can tell, NovoNordisk began producing insulin around 1923.
> According to Eli Lilly history, it began manufacturing insulin in 1923.
>
> So ... same time.
>
> Jan and Elvis
>
> > On Dec 2, 2013, at 12:54, "Ricca, Marie" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> > I had been on NPH, Regular and Lantus then finally Humalog (all
> Eli/Lilly).
> > They [insurance company] no longer covered Humalog and replaced it with
> Novolog.
> > I was told Novolog was cheaper even though Eli/Lilly has been producing
> insulin
> > since the late 1800's.
> > NovoNordisk just came out 1900s.
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