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Re: [IP] Humalog vs. Novalog



You are wrong!   Both are about the same , Novolog will last a bit longer
Sure you arn't talking about Regular Insulin???
don


Dena Pantazi wrote:

>Humalog works in about 20 minutes but novolog works in 2-3 hours
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>Dena Pantazi
>904-742-5099
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>-----Original Message-----
>From: Ember Crooks [mailto:email @ redacted] 
>Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2003 3:49 PM
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IP] Humalog vs. Novalog
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>You know, I have a similar effect that I see - I would say that a 
>significant portion of my insulin works between 2 and 3 hours after a
>meal. 
>I never really associated it with Novolog ... I was on Humalog before,
>and 
>my swiss-cheese brain seems to think I saw the same effect with it. I
>just 
>assumed that it is the way that fast acting insulin works for me.
>
>Ember
>Type 1 8 years, pumping over 1 year with Buzz the MM Paradigm 511
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>>From: email @ redacted
>>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>>To: email @ redacted
>>Subject: [IP] Humalog vs. Novalog
>>Date: Sat, 30 Aug 2003 11:29:10 EDT
>>
>>I will start pumping on 9/8 - have been using Lantus/Novalog pretty
>> successfully for my therapy since being diagnosed three months ago. 
>>The
>>plan is
>>for me
>>to use Novalog in my pump as well.
>>
>>Lately, however, I have been noticing some issues with my meal 
>>coverage,
>>and
>>I'm wondering if anyone else has had similar issues with Novalog. I
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>have 
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>>been
>>slightly high 2 hours post meals - 150 - 180, but my BG then begins to
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>very
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>>rapidly fall - sometimes into the 50's within a short time after that -
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>>about
>>2.5 hours post meal.  I typically inject the Novalog about 15 minutes 
>>before I
>>eat and I think my carb:insulin ratio is OK.  If I don't eat, my BG's 
>>remain
>>stable, so, I don't think it is related to my Lantus dose.
>>
>>I'm wondering if I would have any different results with Humalog?  Or, 
>>will the pump help eliminate some of these issues even with Novalog?  I
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>>would appreciate any insight any of you might have.  Thanks!
>>
>>Paula
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