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Re: [IP] Diluting NovoRapid



> Barbara,
> No, no simple solution.  As this has been an on-going battle,
> opportunity for learning, etc... I have come to learn that Novolog
> does not make a dilution solution and that Novo Nordisk does not
> suggest diluting it,

However..... see the Novolog links on the LINKS page of the web site 
at:

http://www.insulin-pumpers.org/links.shtml#novolog
"Diluent for Novolog"

> certainly not with another companies dilution
> solution as the allergy may lie in the dilution solution or in the
> preservative, we're not sure.  I'm going to try pumping u100
> novorapid and see what happens.  I've tweaked his basals to allow
> for the difference and will wait until the weekend to see what
> happens as I'm extrememly busy this week with appointments with the
> other kids and really want to be around to wittness any reaction,
> drop in BS etc....  I am nervous excited about it but like
> everything else, I'm sure he will be fine.
> 
> Sorry I couldn't help you,
> 
> Susan
> 
> rbubar wrote:
> 
> > Hi Susan,
> >
> > First, my sympathies to you and Jonathan for the entire allergy situation!!
> >
> > You mentioned that you're "waiting" for the diluent solution.  My plan was
> > to ask my endo for a bottle of NovoLog to try and then "mix" it with Lilly's
> > diluent that I use now with Humalog--to see if, when a small portion of both
> > are mixed, a precipitate develops.  Have you discovered that there is a
> > diluent for NovoRapid already available--hence, you're "waiting" for it to
> > arrive? I have not checked into this at all myself---so I'm hoping you have
> > the magic answer!
> >
> > As a side note, I finally went to 5 ml syringes to transfer Humalog and
> > diluent to a mixing bottle---makes the dilution very simple!!  I am sure you
> > have your own "simple" method.
> >
> > Barbara
> 
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