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Re: [IP] Number of insulin vials monthly

On 3 Mar 2003 at 16:21, Charlene <email @ redacted> wrote:

>  Hi:  With an insurance change I am now able to have Novolog
>  covered.Can you 
> help me to calculate # of vials I need monthly?  I use sils,change
> every 2-3 days and use 35 units a day.  I prime 5 units and also .8 at
> the end for the cannula.  I also push out insulin from the syringe
> into the air as is now reccomended.  Can  I have some of our
> collective wisdom?  Always gratefulm for IP.  Charlene
> ----------------------------------------------------------

 Simple enough calculation, 35 units times 30 days equals 1050 units. There are
 1000 units in a vial, thus you need 2 vials per month to be prescribed.
Simple!!! :>)

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