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Re: [IPp] Humalog to Novalog



Thank you Wes!


>From: wieslaw maciorowski <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: Re: [IPp] Humalog to Novalog
>Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2002 17:26:43 -0500
>
>Cindy,
>First, you will notice sugars to be much higher despite bolusing.  Then,
>after you take out the set take a look at the cannula to see if it is
>clogged.  If it is then you know.
>
>Wes
>
>
>
>Cindy Lattimer wrote:
>
>>We are still new to all of this.....we haven't even been pumping for a
>>week yet.  Jessy, 8 years old, is using the 9mm quickset with the
>>paradigm.  It seems to be doing fine so far.  How do you know when the
>>insulin crystalizes?  We are using the Humalog also, however, my
>>doctor was going to switch to Novalog but our pharmacy does not yet
>>carry it.  I think we will be switching pharmacies the next time we
>>get insulin.
>>
>>
>>>From: email @ redacted
>>>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>>>To: email @ redacted
>>>Subject: Re: [IPp] Humalog to Novalog
>>>Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 21:46:02 EDT
>>>
>>>In a message dated 6/26/2002 1:54:38 PM Mountain Daylight Time,
>>>email @ redacted writes:
>>>
>>> > JayJay has been getting a lot of 48 hour sites lately, so after so
>>>many
>>>good
>>> >  reports from people who switched to Novolog, I called our endo's
>>>office.
>>>CDE
>>> >
>>> >  shot me down cold! She said there was no way that switching
>>>insulins would
>>> > help
>>> >  with site longevity. She wanted to know where I had gotten such a
>>>crazy
>>>idea,
>>> >
>>> >  and I told her exactly where. She suggested using a different
>>>infusion set
>>> > and
>>> >  told me to call MM and ask for samples of 9mm quicksets (we've
>>>been using
>>> > the 6
>>> >  mm QS). Actually she mentioned a few more sets to try if the 9mm
>>>doesn't
>>> > work.
>>> >  Do any of you guys think that will really help?
>>>
>>>I have heard of exactly ONE child using the 9mm Quick-Sets.  I can't
>>>imagine
>>>how your CDE thinks that a 9mm cannula is going to improve site
>>>longevity on
>>>A FOUR YEAR OLD like you son.  Did she give you any explanation???
>>>If it
>>>were me, I would call her back and get real huffy with her and tell
>>>her that
>>>you just discovered that Novolog is the ONLY insulin that the FDA has
>>>approved for use in insulin pumps and that you no longer want your
>>>son using
>>>insulin that has not been approved by the FDA for use in his pump and
>>>that
>>>she needs to get a prescription for Novolog called in for you right
>>>away --
>>>and then don't take no for an answer.  Hopefully, the Novolog will
>>>solve your
>>>problem like it has for so many others . . . Good Luck!
>>>
>>>Lyndy
>>>Pumpmama to Katie
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>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
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