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Re: [IP] smelly insulin...YUCK!

> > > > Humalog insulin smells when I am doing a set change. Does anyone have
> > any
> > > > suggestions on  how to clean the pump >
> > I think the odor we smell is one of the preservatives that is used (it
> > certainly is not the insulin which is too high a molecular weight for an
> > odor). <SNIP>
> > Pat
> >From day one (52 yrs) I have smelled the insulin. I once talked about its
> smell to my now-former endo and he said insulin has no smell. I said
> it does so! He went and got a syringe and drew some out, came back
> to me with it with a drip on the end and said, I sure does!

It smells like band-aides
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