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Re : [IP] Frozen Insulin Question



Hmmmm .....

Don't assume the freezing point of insulin is the same as that of water.

As I recall, Humalog will freeze at 34 degrees Fahrenheit, other insulins 
freeze at approximately 32 degrees Fahrenheit.

Bob Burnett

At 06:34 PM 2/8/2001 -0800, you wrote:
> > ??? Since it  is always less than freezing inside snow, insulin will
> > freeze even when buried in snow.  The temp mght be higher than the
> > air outside, because snow can insulate, but it will still be below
> > freezing if there is snow. -wayne
>
>Yep, but the temperature of melting snow next to a warm house is
>barely above the freezing point of insulin. It's a "glass half full"
>moment. Maybe if luck holds, the insulin will be OK.
>
>Michael
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