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Re: [IP] Highs on humalog





Michael wrote:

> Marilyn wrote
> >  I ... have had many highs since I switched to Humalog a year ago.
> > These Highs of 400 scare me.  There only for a couple hours but I now
> > somehow they can be avoided.
> > Do you have any ideas???
>
> This is the type of thing experienced by Lily. A few others on the
> list have reported similar experiences. Bob B. reported some nite
> time problems of this nature. I know he has tried mixing H/R but has
> not yet said anything about the results
>
> Mixing some R with the Humalog seems to solve the problem.
> Lily uses 5/1 H/R (Velosulin actually) others use 4/1. I think I've
> heard of a 1/1
>
> The 5/1 mix seems to make very little difference in the initial onset
> of absorbtion.  The 20% tail (small peak) at 2-4 hours helps to match
> digestion of most foods as well. Lily boluses 1/2 at start of meal
> and 1/2 at end. This works well for all except pizza and equiv.
> foods.
>
> Michael
> email @ redacted
> Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/

  Michael,    Thanx for your information.  Please have Bob B. write to me
with his results of the humalog/R mix.  I now do a 1/1 ratio of  humalog/R
yet still have before bed highs.
Marilyn

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