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Re: [IP] Fwd: Humalog during pregnancy
- Subject: Re: [IP] Fwd: Humalog during pregnancy
- From: Ruth Elowitz <email @ redacted>
- Date: Fri, 30 Oct 1998 16:33:59 -0800
I just started pre-pregnancy stuff and they said nothing about changing me humalog
but a whole lot about changing the number of meals I ate a day. Will let you know
if anything else happens.
Bob Burnett wrote:
> I'm forwarding this message to the list at the request of BarbB. This
> question comes up from time to time.
> Bob Burnett
> >Reply From email @ redacted (Carina Lagua)
> > Carina Lagua wrote:
> > > Does anyone have any experience with pregnant diabetics on Humalog
> > > insulin? Are your patients switched to Regular insulin once they
> > > pregnant or planning to become pregnant due to the lack of available
> > > on the effect of Humalog in pregnancy, or are your physicians keeping
> > > on it due to its success in improved BG control?
> > >
> > > TIA
> > > Carina Lagua, MA, RD, CDE
> > If Humalog works just fine during pregnancy, then there is no need to switch
> >back to Regular after delivery. I know this can be controversial because of
> >the lack of FDA approval for Humalog in the pump, but I am aware of
> >pregnancies with its use. The increased flexibility alone would be useful for
> >a busy Mom who may not be able to bolus 30 minutes prior to meals. A big
> >with Humalog during pregnancy would be making sure site rotations are at
> >every two days, since some individuals have a tendency to lose adequate
> >absorption form the site at day 2. I wish I could tell you what our
> >are doing, but once they leave us for the pump start, if they are pregnant,
> >the OB/GYN manages the insulin pump basal adjustments with consultation with
> >the endo. We are not always aware of those adjustments.
> > >>Anyone on the list care to respond, also?
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