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Re: [IP] Humalog potency loss?



> I've been pumping Humalog exclusively for a little less than a year now, and
> noticed early on the potency loss (of the Humalog ;-) that you mention.
> 
> I'm not sure why this occurs, but it may be temperature related.  The
> Humalog in the tubing is kept (in my case) at pretty darn near 98F or so, or
> maybe even warmer during the summer.  The package insert indicates that it
> should never be stored above 86F.
> 
> Anyhow, I found that if I reload the pump reservoir (and reprime the tubing)
> every 2 days, I notice very little loss of potency.
> 
> Anyone else have any experience with this?
> 
Yes, there has been extensive discussion on the list (see the 
archives) but the bottom line is that it's probably a result of 
infusion site corruption.  Mixing a little regular with the H seems 
to help.  My daughter and several others mix H/V in a 5/1 ratio.

Michael
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