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Re: [IP] Humalog.... for me, not as fast as they say it is!
- Subject: Re: [IP] Humalog.... for me, not as fast as they say it is!
- From: Ruth Elowitz <email @ redacted>
- Date: Tue, 13 Oct 1998 15:49:01 -0700
Your "it could be"s sound like the one's I was telling myself too. I wouldn't
have thought much about it but I think I am seeing this consistently and I
think we've been reading about it here too. Does this mean that over time the
bodies processing of humalog changes? I'm wondering.... After all, it's only
been on the market for a couple of years so there can't be too much long term
Janine Shea wrote:
> Humalog does seem to be working slower for me lately, although I haven't
> used it for very long (since March) and only by syringe. When I first used
> it for combatting highs, I was back to normal blood sugars in about 2
> hours, with the main drop being from 1 to 1.5 hours after injection. Now I
> am finding NO move in the blood sugar until at least 2 hours after
> injection, with the numbers dropping rapidly from 2.5 - 3 hours, then
> remaining stable.
> This could be my Humalog losing potency or some food interaction that I am
> not accounting for or some other thing I could be doing wrong, but last
> night after a low stress day, totally normal dinner at 5:30pm, I was 341
> at 930pm, took 4u Humalog (used to drop me by 200 consistently), and saw no
> movement until between 12:30am (344) and 1am (250), then it stopped and
> remained in 240's.
> I will be the first person to admit it might have more to do with me and
> what I am doing versus the Humalog but I *seem* to be doing the same
> Ruth wrote:
> >I was finding this thread interesting b/c I starting using humalog in Feb
> >and mixing it
> >a few months later. The last few weeks the action time seems much much
> >slower -- so
> >much that I did one set with pure humalog (still seemed slower) Those of
> >you finding
> >humalog slower did this develop over time? Or was it always that way?
> Vancouver, BC, Canada
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