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Re: [IP] Re: advice on Apidra?



 There are differences between Apidra, Humalog and Novolog (they are not
chemically identical) but the differences in how they work vary among
individuals. Most people can use any of them, but for some only one really works
best. Definitely a YMMV thing.
On Jun 14, 2011, at 4:48 AM, Rebecca Jervey wrote:

> I switched from Humalog to Apidra about a year ago.  I haven't really
> noticed a difference although the studies do say it acts faster.  I would
> use whatever your comfortable with.  If your Endo recommended the Apidra and
> you've no reason not to use it then it's probably the best choice.  If
> you're having trouble with it then you need to talk with your doctor again
> before your trip.
> 
> Rebecca B. Jervey
> 
> 
> 
> On Tue, Jun 14, 2011 at 2:50 AM, Alice Mosley <email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
>> Does anyone use the fast-acting insulin Apidra? Are there any major
>> differences
>> with Humalog or Novolog? I have been told it is faster acting than Humalog.
>> I've
>> been trying out a vial my endocrinologist gave me, though not in a
>> scientific
>> manner (i.e., fasting and then taking a dose and eating a measurable amount
>> of
>> food, and waiting to see how long it takes to affect my BG.) I'm not very
>> good
>> at fasting!I'm about to travel for a month, and so it would be good to get
>> the
>> best form of insulin.
>> Thanks for sharing any experience you may have.
>> best wishes,AliceSan Francisco
>> .
> .

Sue Ann Bowling
email @ redacted
.
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