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Re: [IP] cannot use insulin analogs; options

On Tue, 22 Oct 2002 22:55:36 -0400, Diana Clayton wrote:

>Not to contradict our beloved Michael, but I am one who cannot use
>Humalog OR Novolog.  Humalog stings like a bee with every basal drop and
>boluses are awful; Novolog creates a great red welt at the end of the
>cannula after 24-30 hours.  So I use regular insulin (Humulin R) and
>give myself enough lead time on its action.  A little more effort and
>thinking, but it works!

Of course it works! Before Humalog and Novolog came to the market, that's
all we had for pumps. Actually there was Regular and there was also buffered
Regular (BR).

Tom Beatson
dx 12/1942, 506 1995, 508 2000
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