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Re: [IPp] Re: Novolog change



Hi Everyone...

We're also using Novolog & getting at least 3 days on Taylor's sites, as
opposed to 2 with Humalog. :o)

Pam C.*
Wife to Bobby  
Mom to Taylor (9) dx.4/98 (pumping~MM508~10/22/01)
and Chloe (5)
> From: email @ redacted
> Reply-To: email @ redacted
> Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2002 21:44:21 EST
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IPp] Re: Novolog change
> 
> In a message dated 2/18/2002 6:01:38 PM Pacific Standard Time,
> email @ redacted writes:
> 
> 
>> Barb,
>> I wouldn't be surprised if you read a post or a few from me about Novolog in
>> the pump!  I thought mixing insulin was no big deal, since we've done it in
>> some form or another since Luke was dx'd, but wow, it is just easier to not
>> have to do that step.  Plus I'm such a huge fan of Novolog for 2 big reasons
>> for Luke (which of course may not apply to others - YMMV): it eliminated his
>> site sensitivity & it has reduced the likelihood of ketone development.  On
>> Humalog & even the Humalog/Regular mix (5:1 ratio, then went to 4:1), his
>> sites
>> had an increasing daily average - first day was great, 2nd okay, and 3rd was
>> higher.  On Novolog, his 3 - 4 days are "steady" - there is no trend from
>> the
>> site.  His sites heal faster & Novolog just seems to absorb better in Luke -
>> his endo agrees.  On Humalog, if he had a b.g. of 240 [mg/dL] then he would
>> show ketones.  
>> On Novolog, he can have a b.g. of 412 (like he did this afternoon when a
>> belly
>> 
> 
> 
> 
> Hi there,
> We also switched over to Novolog. I am really pleased with it.  Ashley's
> sites last up to 4 days.  Her sites also heal faster.  We had a blood sugar
> the other day of over 600.  Showed up as Hi on the gluke.  We had no ketones.
> Ashley had forgot to bolus for lunch at school.  By the time I got her home &
> checked her she was Hi.
> I am really impressed with the Novolog & would not switch back to Humalog
> for nothing.
> 
> Hugs
> Kim...........Mom of Ashley 10 yrs old(diabetic for 5 years & pumping
> 9-24-01)
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