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Re: [IP] velosulin

I use velosulin in my pump..I am allergic to humulog.

At 11:42 AM 7/30/99 -0700, you wrote:
>> I am new at pumping.  I have never heard of velosulin insulin.  What is it
>> and who uses it?
>we just found out about it this week, after doing some querying online and
>then of course getting on this mailing list!
>just got our endo to prescribe it yesterday to mix with the humalog.  our
>daughter, who is ten and on pump about a month, was having 'site
>degradation' after only 2 - 2 1/2 days.  we could never go longer than this
>without the sugars rising.
>velosulin is a 'buffered regular' by NOVO NORDISK and pumpers are using it
>mixed with humalog to help prevent this site degradation.
>5 parts H to 1 part V
>velosulin used to be used exclusively in pumps before they approved H for
>use.  (correct me if I am wrong on this)
>so..tomorrow we try the new 'cocktail' and I will report back to see if we
>can go for 3-4 days without a problem.
>by the way...our Ha1C came back at 8.4....down from 9.1 a MONTH ago!!!!
>we are thrilled.  this is with a target of 150 and now my daughter is trying
>a target of 130.
>hopefully we will get down to 110 or less.
>ruth in CA
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