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Re: [IP] Mixing Insulins..Mother In Need Again!!



Velosulin is available.  It's just not commonly stocked so you will have to
order it.

Duck And Barb wrote:

> I am bracing myself for the fact that Erica may need to start mixing
> insulins, or just changing to Regular.  I put fresh insulin in her pump
> yesterday, which did seem to help as her fasting sugars for 12 hours
> after doing that were nothing short of fantastic, but the bottom fell
> out (or up in this case) this afternoon when the sugars were in the low
> 400's.
> So, if nothing else works, I will be in the position where I will have
> to mix.
> I received a  few e'mails from people who mixed and found it extended
> their sites, but velosulin isn't available in Canada, as far as I know.
> So, are any of you using a H&Regular mix?.  How does it work for you?
> Those with children on it, what type of ratios do you use?
>
> This is such a bummer, after a few months of virtual bliss and minor
> glitches.  Thanks to all of you who have offered words of encouragement
> and suggestions.  I feel better now, and know we will figure out
> something eventually, but with a time constraint on us it sure puts the
> pressure on.  Our endo has to give a positive letter about the pump to
> our insurers by the end of August or we are out of luck.  I am awaiting
> a call from her now....gulp....interesting to see what she will have to
> say.
>
> Thanks pumpers
> Barb....Erica's mom...who is hoping this is some sort of puberty thing.
>
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