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Re: [IP] symlin



Are you still taking it?

Julie Murphy
On May 6, 2011 9:39 PM, "Shelly Anderson" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> symlin is a natural paramlintide that is made in non-type I diabetics. I
was
> in a study group for it back fifteen years and I'm a type I diabetic.
> I was on the real shots as I found out after the study was over. but I
knew
> it before the end as I lost 25 lbs and had constant nausea when I took
> it. It does have it's place if you're trying to loose weight but I agree
> that you certainly don't enjoy eating food when taking it. After the study
> ended,
> I was told the company was trying to market it; because of the results;
for
> type II diabetics for weight loss. Except for the nausea, I didn't notice
> any adverse effects. I also haven't regained the weight and it's been
> fifteen years. I now weight about 123 lbs and was 147 when I started the
> study. I've been a type I for thirty five years.
>
>
> On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 7:12 PM, tracy hustedde <email @ redacted>
wrote:
>
>> I have never heard of symlin before seeing all of your post. what is it
>> and
>> how does it work?
>>
>> On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 11:07 AM, Sue Ann Bowling
>> <email @ redacted>wrote:
>>
>> > One question for the symlin users: has anyone tried a square wave,
>> rather
>> > than
>> > a dual? I need to do that sometimes for supper.
>> > On May 6, 2011, at 7:58 AM, Mary Donovan wrote:
>> >
>> > > This is exactly the problem my son has had with the dual wave after
>> > breakfast.
>> > > He's gotten it to work ok with fatty meals like pizza etc but since
his
>> > > breakfasts are pretty carb-heavy but not fatty, every time we have
>> tried
>> > a
>> > > dual wave to fight pp highs he's ended up low.
>> > > MaryMom of Dn, 20, dx 01 cozmo 03 dexcom 09
>> > >
>> > > --- On Fri, 5/6/11, Maureen Helinski <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> > >
>> > > From: Maureen Helinski <email @ redacted>
>> > > Subject: [IP] symlin
>> > > To: email @ redacted
>> > > Date: Friday, May 6, 2011, 10:03 AM
>> > >
>> > > I am now using 45 mcg of symlin three times a day. I take about 1/2
to
>> > 3/4
>> > > of my regular insulin. The BG does not go up at all after eating
which
>> I
>> > > find amazing. It does go up 2 hours later for me. At that time I can
>> see
>> > the
>> > > rise on the CGMS and give the rest of my normal insulin. I tried the
>> dual
>> > > wave but went low because there was still too much insulin during the
>> two
>> > > hour period. It is a learning experience but I don't know why all
type
>> > 1's
>> > > aren't using symlin. I would like to hear about the experiences of
>> others
>> > > using symlin.
>> > > .
>> >
>> > Sue Ann Bowling
>> > email @ redacted
>> > .
>> .
> .
.
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