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Re: [IPk] Euan - / Concentrated insulins - U400



Euan

Before going on the u500 in the pump I was on a basel of 86 with no probs
and bolus of about 30-40 a day.

Stings like crazy though and got very red and sore.

At 22:29 25/06/1999 +0100, you wrote:
>Dear Euan ,
>I hope that you are starting to feel better .
>Sorry for the delay in responding but I was at the American Diabetes Assn.
>meeting this week .
>
>Hoechst is a German insulin company and they make an insulin which is
>commonly used in insulin pumps .In Europe it is sold under various names
> h-tronin insulin is one of them ] Its real name is HOE 21 PH U100 and it is
>buffered for use in pumps .
>
>Hoechst is also working on a U400 variation of this insulin .
>Minimed uses the U400 in their implantable pump .
>As yet the U400 is not available in the UK but maybe your consultant could
>obtain this directly from Hoechst .
>
>You would then be able to programme a basal rate of approx. 12.5 units per
>hour and would receive 50 units per hour .
>This may be one solution for managing the large doses that you are currently
>needing .
>
>I suggest that you discuss this with your doctor .
>NN used to have a U500 but I don't have any experience of working with this
>and don't know if it is pump stable .
>
>John H do you have any information about the U500 from NN ?
>
>Euan , please call me if I can help with this .
>Best wishes
>Morag
>-----Original Message-----
>From: EuanConnelly <email @ redacted>
>To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
>Date: 20 June 1999 20:26
>Subject: Re: [IPk] Euan - Disetronic
>
>
>>
>>-----Original Message-----
>>From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
>>To: email @ redacted <email @ redacted>
>>Date: Saturday, June 19, 1999 2:41 PM
>>Subject: [IPk] Euan - Disetronic
>>
>>
>>>hi Euan
>>>Disetronic's page is at http://www.disetronic.com
>>>I don't think Morag will be able to tell you much about it since she
>>>works for Minimed!
>>>John Hughes is the Disetronic guy.
>>>Di
>>>
>>>> >Dear Morag,
>>>>                         Hi this is Euan Connelly. I was wondering if you
>>>> would be able too tell me if the distronix pumps can deliver a basle
>rate
>>>> higher than 25 at the moment by advice from doc Allgrove i am using a
>>basle
>>>> rate of fifty and i am acheiving this by doing a square bolus each hour
>>and
>>>> do distronix have a hompage Thanks
>>>----------------------------------------------------------
>>>John Hughs would you be able to tell me if the Disetronic pumps can
>deliver
>>basle rates of higher than 50
>>Euan Connelly
>>
>>Please call 07899 916639
>>
>>
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>>>
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Natty
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