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Re: [IPk] Loss of Hypo Awareness - Novorapid/Humalog


I hope this isn't a silly question but is there any Animal insulins
available for pumps???


> >I am hearing from various people (here and elsewhere) that Novorapid
> >a loss of hypo symptoms compared to Humalog.
> >
> >What is the position on this? Is there any concensus, or research?
> I've not heard this, Julian. But anything could be true. And you can be
> sure that a lot of dirty rumour will follow. Latest unsourced rumour I
> heard was that Lantus/Glargine causes death. How can one substatiate or
> rebuff such rumours?
> A lot of people find that human insulin causes a loss of hypo symptoms,
> which return when they use animal insulin. The response of the major
> insulin companies (Lily and Novo) has been to withdraw animal insulins
> the market - they can no longer be bought in the US, which I find
> absolutely scandalous. Thankfully animal insulin continue to be available
> in the UK for the moment. Read more about it at
> http://www.iddtinternational.org/uk
> John
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