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Re: [IPk] Lantus



> Hi Michael,
> 
> Were you being witty or is there a scientific reason why Lantus
> should not be mixed with anything else in a syringe?

There is a warning on the Lantus web site that says
<quote>
DO DILUTE OR MIX LANTUS WITH ANY OTHER
INSULIN OR SOLUTION. It will not work as intended and 
you may lose blood sugar control, which could be
serious.
</quote>

> If it shouldn't
> be mixed with anything else and so requires a separate injection,
> that makes it _even_ worse in my lil' eyes. Why does no one in
> diabetes-related R&D want to acknowledge that injections contribute
> to scar tissue, that scar tissue is bad, and that pumps minimise
> scar tissue buildup?
> 
> Pumps are good,
> 
> Melissa
> IDDM 9+ years; MiniMed pumper 6+ years
> 
> ----Original Message Follows----
> From: "Michael" <email @ redacted>
> Reply-To: email @ redacted
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: Re: [IPk] Lantus
> Date: Tue, 21 Jan 2003 10:11:52 -0800
> 
> Yeah, it's a sin to combine Lantus with anything, the others are ok.
> 
> Michael (who read it somewhere??)
> email @ redacted
> 
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