advertisement
 

  Back to Ask the Diabetes Team Ask the Diabetes Team
Question:

From Boston, Massachusetts, USA:

Are there any differences when using NovoLog insulin in an insulin pump rather than Humalog? I have heard that less NovoLog is needed and basal rates and insulin to carbohydrate ratios should be reduced.

Answer:

There should not be any difference in insulin doses when switching between NovoLog and Humalog. Some people report that NovoLog is more heat stable and infusion set sites may last longer. We were unable to prove this in a randomized, blinded cross-over study.

BrB

DTQ-20050828113148
Original posting 23 Sep 2005
Posted to Insulin Analogs and Insulin Pumps

  
advertisement


                 
  Home Return to Top

Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:04
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2015. Comments and Feedback.