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RE: [IPk] Pens for Lantus for Caroline B

Hi Joyce

Yes it seems that the Opti pens are very unpopular.  Obviously a bad marketing error on Aventis's part.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On
> Behalf Of Joyce Jones
> Sent: 22 January 2003 01:08
> To: email @ redacted
> Subject: RE: [IPk] Pens for Lantus for Caroline B
> Hi Jackie
> I have been using Lantus now since middle of November. On the whole
> things are better i.e. no night time hypo's and BG's are more constant
> throughout the day but then BG's rise sharply by 8PM it's as if the
> Lantus just doesn't last long enough.
> When I was first given Lantus my D. nurse told me that the pens for
> Lantus where not very good but the vials would fit the Huma Pens. But
> you can only dial up in 1 unit increments. I use a red pen for Humalog
> and a blue pen for Lantus.
> Joyce Jones
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