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From Oman:

My daughter has recently been diagnosed a diabetic and she is taking Human Mixtard 30/70. We are presently living in the Middle East, and we have just found out that we can't get the Human Mixtard. We have been informed that we can give her Actraphane. I would be grateful if you could give me your thoughts. My daughter is five years old.

Answer:

Human Mixtard 30/70 used to be called Actraphane in the UK. I expect that the insulin is exactly the same in the Middle East and that they simply have not changed the name. Discuss with your doctor.

KJR

Original posting 10 Feb 98

  
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