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Insulin from 2003

  1. My son is a college student and is on regular and NPH. He wishes for a more flexible mix. (24 Dec 2003)
  2. I am studying abroad in India and was wondering where in Bangalore I could purchase Humalog and/or NPH insulin. (24 Dec 2003)
  3. Is NPH possibly having an extra-long action on her metabolism? (22 Dec 2003)
  4. Can anyone give me an idea of the daily amount and type of insulin for a 9-year-old? (20 Dec 2003)
  5. Are we mistreating him by using the old style NPH? Did we not try the Lantus/NovoLog regimen long enough? (19 Dec 2003)
  6. My diabetes nurse is keen that I stay on Actrapid to cover the bolus. Do you think Humalog would be more appropriate? (9 Dec 2003)
  7. I was wondering what the side effects if any would be of taking insulin while working out. (30 Nov 2003)
  8. I have been told that people with type 1 diabetes can control their condition with tablets before insulin injections are necessary. (27 Nov 2003)
  9. Is it really possible switch off the pump and take injections on occasion? (7 Nov 2003)
  10. How would a spike in the pre-dawn hours be managed in someone using Lantus? (6 Nov 2003)
  11. The doctor wants to change me to Actrapid or Monotard, and switch back once the Mixtard stock is restored. Is that sensible? (4 Nov 2003)
  12. Is a cartridge considered "unopened" when the perforated compartment is not broken or when a syringe has not been inserted? (4 Nov 2003)
  13. Is it possible to take both a premix and Lantus to achieve a normal glucose reading? (28 Oct 2003)
  14. Is it okay to mix NPH and Lantus during the day? (27 Oct 2003)
  15. Is there some formal guide for conversion an insulin from a drip rate to Lantus? (22 Oct 2003)
  16. If my son switched from NPH to Lantus, do you estimate less Humalog for meals? (14 Oct 2003)
  17. What is an appropriate sliding scale ratio for a 13 year old athletic child? (14 Oct 2003)
  18. Has anyone researched to see if you mix allergy serum in with insulin to reduce the number of shots? (9 Oct 2003)
  19. Is this an unusual amount of insulin for someone at this stage? (9 Oct 2003)
  20. Could it be that my daughter needs to be changed to a different short-acting insulin? (8 Oct 2003)
  21. How do we know what therapy is right for our two year old son? (7 Oct 2003)
  22. The doctor changed my partner's Regular insulin brand, but not his NPH. (7 Oct 2003)
  23. How safe and how easy is it to use diluted insulin in the pump? (29 Sep 2003)
  24. How much basal insulin can my daughter take at night? Is a total daily insulin dose of nearly 60 units normal for teens? (29 Sep 2003)
  25. The doctor has changed my daughter to Mixtard 30, and I have several questions. (28 Sep 2003)
  26. My daughter takes NPH, and I recently read that it contains protamine, a substance that may not be good for her. (13 Sep 2003)
  27. My daughter is taking NPH in the morning and evening. Is it unusual to take a similar amount for both doses? (12 Sep 2003)
  28. Would lowering his insulin:carb ratio for a simple sugar snack help prevent a low within an hour or so? (12 Sep 2003)
  29. My 13 year old son was recently diagnosed with type 1 diabetes, and I have questions about insulin regimens. (9 Sep 2003)
  30. Is there a maximum dose of NPH that should be given at the bedtime dose to reduce risk of nighttime hypoglycemia? (3 Sep 2003)
  31. Can we simply replace the NPH with Lantus? (2 Sep 2003)
  32. Can you recommend an injection time for NPH to help deal with night time increases in blood sugar? (31 Aug 2003)
  33. We are trying to figure out how to calculate my daughter's doses of insulin. Is there a method (an algorithm) to do this? (30 Aug 2003)
  34. What ill or good effects did taking insulin for 11 years have? (18 Aug 2003)
  35. How long can you let mixed NPH and Regular sit in the syringe before it is safe to give the injection? Do you have to give the injection right away? (14 Aug 2003)
  36. I have pain when I use an insulin pen. What should I do? (12 Aug 2003)
  37. How do people who do not have diabetes lose weight using insulin, or is it untrue? (9 Aug 2003)
  38. I feel severe itching just after taking the insulin which remains almost until the next injection. Why is this? What should I do? (9 Aug 2003)
  39. Could the Lantus make such a big change in personality? Could it be a combination of the different insulins? (28 Jul 2003)
  40. How do insulin and the body react with other drugs? (22 Jul 2003)
  41. Do you make a judgement as to when to change insulin doses after one day of lows or highs or make a change after three days? (14 Jul 2003)
  42. Would Lantus work better than the NPH? Does it counteract the dawn phenomenon the way the NPH is supposed to? (13 Jul 2003)
  43. What is an appropriate insulin dose range for my age and weight? (8 Jul 2003)
  44. Is it okay not to take insulin injections before sports or any other physical activity? (6 Jul 2003)
  45. Since starting her injections, my daughter has steadily gained weight, and her tummy and face seem especially bloated. (25 Jun 2003)
  46. How does an endocrinologist calculate the proper insulin doses? Is there a formula? (23 Jun 2003)
  47. Is there a safe limit as to how much insulin a 12 year old can receive during a 24 hour period? (11 Jun 2003)
  48. I learned that insulin is metabolized by the liver and kidney and in normal subjects there is no excretion. Is that information correct? (6 Jun 2003)
  49. How many days do we go without a shot before the risk of insulin allergy becomes a concern? (5 Jun 2003)
  50. Is it possible to build up a tolerance to injected insulin? (2 Jun 2003)
  51. I know insulin cannot be taken orally because stomach acid will destroy it, but what if it was taken with proton pump inhibitors? (31 May 2003)
  52. Would a small amount Humalog make the NPH unusable? (30 May 2003)
  53. If a person who does not have diabetes is given insulin, can this cause problems? (29 Apr 2003)
  54. You specified that we may be handling my daughter's diabetes plan the old fashioned way. Can you explain more in detail? (25 Apr 2003)
  55. I have been told that only Velosulin and NovoLog have been approved by the FDA for use in pumps. Is this true? (3 Apr 2003)
  56. Can Humalog and Regular insulins be administered at the same time? Would this result in hypoglycemia? (30 Mar 2003)
  57. What would be a normal amount of NPH and Humalog to give a 53 pound seven year old? Is there a scale? (28 Mar 2003)
  58. Is this new insulin dose going to going to work? Should I find another doctor? (23 Mar 2003)
  59. Can insulin quit working for someone with diabetes? (20 Mar 2003)
  60. What is Humulin-U? (15 Mar 2003)
  61. I have always had a reaction to the insulin in during which my entire body swells which has progressively gotten worse over time. (14 Mar 2003)
  62. A pharmaceutical representative at one of the pharmacies told the mom that no child should be on Lente insulin. (24 Feb 2003)
  63. A friend in Brazil he heard about a new type of insulin that is supposed to be better than the traditional one. (18 Feb 2003)
  64. When I mix my son's morning or nighttime Humalog with the NPH he seems to have higher sugar readings than if I don't. (17 Feb 2003)
  65. Is it true that insulin cannot be shaken or it will lose its potency? (16 Feb 2003)
  66. My son's insulin was changed to a mixture (25/75). Is this a good insulin for him? (15 Feb 2003)
  67. Is the low carb diet okay for a growing kid? Should we really be switching to another insulin? (15 Feb 2003)
  68. Do you know off-hand of any abstracts or articles that say 25/75 isn't the best route for kids and teens? (14 Feb 2003)
  69. Is there any other long acting insulin to control sugar? Is there any permanent cure in any part of world or any oral treatment? (9 Feb 2003)
  70. Can I get 70/30 insulin in England in any pharmacy? Do if they have another compatible insulin? What is the name of it? (3 Feb 2003)
  71. Is there a danger or problem with the patient receiving the 1 extra unit of Regular? (30 Jan 2003)
  72. This is the second time I have been started on insulin, and I've had the same reaction both times after being on it for a few months. (28 Jan 2003)
  73. Have you ever heard of insulin causing swelling and/or water retention? (15 Jan 2003)
  74. Are there any specific test findings or recommendations regarding these two insulins and temperature/age? (10 Jan 2003)

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