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Re: [IPk] Advice to Pat

Hi Terry,

I hadn't thought of that ... I find that insulins work quite slowly and
unpredictably in me, so animal Regular would probably be ok as a basal,
but not as a bolus (unless coupled with the idea of switching to a low
carb/high fat diet).

I'm trying the combined effects of micro-adjusting (i.e. bolusing for
all readings over 5, rather than for all readings over 7.5) with
additional measurements) and twice-daily pilates (yup! still keeping
with it).

I'll let folks know how that works (if it does or doesn't).

Best wishes,


In message <email @ redacted>, email @ redacted writes
>Have you tried reverting to animal insulin AND still using the  pump?
>I haven't tried this, YET! I HAD to go on a pump before going back  to animal 
>insulin.  Now told I must pump Humalog for a year before animal  will be 
>My hands, etc. started to become a problem after going to human  insulin 
>around 30 years ago.  I was one of the first to go onto  human.
>BUGGER IT.  I wish I'd stayed and not changed over.  I  didn't have a choice, 
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