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RE: [IPk] dianette



hi ingrid, perfectly true, my bgs are always going really low when i ave my
period.
      love gail 28, type 1 22 years

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Date: 24 July 2003 20:26:15
To: email @ redacted
Subject: RE: [IPk] dianette

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Sarah,

that is really silly! Almost "everything" can alter insulin sensivity, but
we don't live in boxes do we? Even if it does alter the amount of insulin
you need, hopefully because you take it everyday you can recognise patterns
and adjust your insulin accordingly? And don't a lot of women who aren't
even on the pill find that their natural monthly cylce affects insulin
sensitivity????

These doctors never cease to amaze me.....


Ingrid
(she who requested from her GP on Monday 3 10ml vials of humalog and got one

box of Insulatard penfill cartridges!!!!!)


>From: "Sarah" <email @ redacted>
>Reply-To: email @ redacted
>To: <email @ redacted>
>Subject: RE: [IPk] dianette
>Date: Thu, 24 Jul 2003 18:55:15 +0100
>
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>Right, second visit to GP revealed that Dianette, like other hormonal
>contraceptives can alter insulin sensitivity. It does not interact with
>insulin itself. Interestingly the computer at the pharmacist also printed
>out that there was an interaction with humalog. I had to explain I had had
>Dianette before and that my GP had checked it. I don't know if this is a
>general UK database that produces prescribing info to GPs and pharmacists,
>so just thought I would pass on the result as others on this list may
>encounter similar problems.
>Sarah
>only spent about 4hours going to and from GP and pharmacist today...
>
>-----Original Message-----
>From: email @ redacted [mailto:email @ redacted]On
>Behalf Of Sarah
>Sent: 24 July 2003 10:14
>To: email @ redacted
>Subject: [IPk] dianette
>
>
>Insulin Pumpers is made possible by your tax deductible contributions.
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>Hi,
>I went to my GP's this morning to get a repeat prescription of Dianette
>(combined oral contraceptive) and saw the practice nurse. She has told me
>that I am not allowed to take Dianette because it interacts with humalog.
>This is despite the fact the I have taken it with no problems for 3months
>(except some adjustment to my basal rates early on). I wondered if anyone
>else has been told this. I am suspicious that the interaction mentioned
>comes up on the computer as loads of hormonal medications (inc the pill)
>can
>affect insulin sensitivity rather than it being an absolute
>contraindication. Anyway, I'm going back this afternoon when hopefully they
>will have contacted someone who knows.
>Sarah
>DM 7y 508 7m
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