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Re: [IP] Long acting insulin that starts with L works very evenly



Just wondering can anyone tell me if Lantus is available in Canada or when
it may become available thanks
----- Original Message -----
From: "Charles Soderstrom" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Sunday, September 23, 2001 11:33 PM
Subject: [IP] Long acting insulin that starts with L works very evenly


> A small important correction to a posting.  Lantus insulin is 24 hour long
> ACTING and is just about like using the pump for the basal effect.  The
short
> acting Humalog shots are used for meals like with the pump.  The activity
of
> Lantus is very even as a Basel and meal times can be moved around, or
missed,
> much easier than when using NPH.  In Europe Lantus is replacing NPH for a
lot
> of patients.  It is very easy to use and more people need to know that it
is a
> possibility.  It dose mean that you will have to take at least 4 shots per
> day, one Lantus PM and then Humalog for meals or high blood sugars.  Very
few
> low blood sugars.  It is an other option.
> Charles Sod...  67 y/o, type 1 for 47 years
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