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Insulin from 1998

  1. Having used Beef/Pork Iletin for 23 years, I am concerned about the mandatory switchover to human insulin. (29 Dec 1998)
  2. I have a 21 year old non-diabetic acquaintance who has taken insulin. Could she develop hypoglycemic symptoms. (15 Dec 1998)
  3. I would like to know if there is any material (product) that is capable of detecting the effectiveness of an insulin vial. (8 Dec 1998)
  4. The first year was a breeze as far as her blood sugars but the last year has been more difficult to manage. (6 Dec 1998)
  5. This December I am going to climb mount Kilimanjaro. There is a seven hour difference in time and I was wondering what to do with my dosage. (2 Dec 1998)
  6. My 11-year-old son was diagnosed 3 days ago. We call the doctor in the morning and in the evening for his dosage of insulin. (25 Nov 1998)
  7. I have been using Humalog for as long as it has been available but my doctor put me on Regular again. Is this Okay? (16 Nov 1998)
  8. I wonder if insulin dosages should remain the same if switching to human insulin from Pork/Beef insulin. (14 Nov 1998)
  9. Is there no source left in the entire world for beef-pork insulin? (14 Nov 1998)
  10. Over the last three weeks we have increased her morning NPH from 29 units to 34. (11 Nov 1998)
  11. Can insulin cause nausea? (7 Nov 1998)
  12. Her doctor has said that one in a million people are allergic to insulin. (6 Nov 1998)
  13. I am 18 years old suffering from diabetes. Kindly tell me how can I get rid of this disease. (1 Nov 1998)
  14. Will my needed insulin intake throughout the years gradually rise or will there be a point where it reaches a plateau? (1 Nov 1998)
  15. My son was diagnosed 6 months ago. We were instructed to give him Pork insulin. Now I have heard they are doing away with pork insulin. (29 Oct 1998)
  16. My daughter is struggling to keep herself under control. Our problem is with her doctors. (28 Oct 1998)
  17. My doctor believes I contracted the disease by having the chickenpox 6 months ago; could this be possible? (26 Oct 1998)
  18. My daughter has been taking Mixtard 70/30 human insulin. The doctor now feels that we should change to pork insulin. (21 Oct 1998)
  19. Our son has a sensitive stomach. When he has stomach problems, the U causes him to have hypoglycemia. (21 Oct 1998)
  20. Would you please tell me what the difference is between NPH and Lente types of insulin? (18 Oct 1998)
  21. He is currently using 50 NPH and 50 Regular, both in the morning and with dinner. (18 Oct 1998)
  22. My 3 year old son wakes up most mornings with elevated blood sugar of 200 or more. Would Ultralente help? (9 Oct 1998)
  23. My endocrinologist recently told me that animal insulin will be discontinued. (3 Oct 1998)
  24. Previously she was using Humalog and NPH. Regular insulin was added. Ever since, she refuses to eat much. (3 Oct 1998)
  25. I weigh 180 pounds. I take 20 R and 30 NPH in the morning. Am I taking proper dosages for my weight? (13 Sep 1998)
  26. Can diabetes be controlled by changing the insulin before meals as required, or is a set dose before each meal mandatory? (9 Sep 1998)
  27. Is maltodextrin a sugar? (31 Aug 1998)
  28. Can insulin go bad, even before the expiry date on the vials? (29 Aug 1998)
  29. My daughter is 15 years old. She takes 62 units in the morning and 60 units before supper. Is this too much insulin? (26 Aug 1998)
  30. I have received conflicting advice on how to draw up the insulin. Can you offer some insight on this matter? (23 Aug 1998)
  31. Is there a difference between NPH and Lente insulin? I heard that Lente lasts just a little bit longer than NPH. (18 Aug 1998)
  32. My son was recently diagnosed with type 1. His doctor said he is very sensitive to insulin. What does this mean? (17 Aug 1998)
  33. My 38-year old daughter is 9 months postpartum. She takes about 1/6 the amount of insulin she took before becoming pregnant. (13 Aug 1998)
  34. How long can you use a bottle of insulin, if it is kept refrigerated? (7 Aug 1998)
  35. Should I be on some type of human insulin, or is beef/pork okay? (2 Aug 1998)
  36. Will Ultralente ever be available in a pen cartridge? (2 Aug 1998)
  37. My 11 year old son is currently taking only N. Can you explain to me the importance of timing the injections in relation to meals? (21 Jul 1998)
  38. Recently my health insurance company took the Lilly insulin, which my daughter takes, off of their preferred formulary list. (18 Jul 1998)
  39. How many diabetics will die before the medical profession can see that human insulins do have very adverse affects? (13 Jul 1998)
  40. Do you have anymore information on the newest studies of the inhalant that is being tested for Type 1 diabetics? (1 Jul 1998)
  41. We give him one unit of N at night after he is asleep. Giving him the shot at night is stressful to his mom. (24 Jun 1998)
  42. I'm using beef/pork insulin. I realize that my insulin is going to be discontinued. (24 Jun 1998)
  43. Is Ultralente recommended for a boy of age six (17 Jun 1998)
  44. We are having some difficulty adjusting her insulin doses to avoid as many lows and highs as possible. (3 Jun 1998)
  45. Recently my health insurance company took Lilly insulin, which my daughter currently takes, off of their preferred formulary list. (24 May 1998)
  46. Could you also show what the levels of insulin in the body should be at various times of the day? (18 May 1998)
  47. My 11 year old daughter is on 8 Humalog/16NPH at 7 A.M., 7H at 4:15 P.M., and 3H/17N at 8:30 P.M. Is this reasonable? (12 May 1998)
  48. What is buffered insulin? (10 May 1998)
  49. I have been diagnosed as being insulin resistant. I am currently taking in excess of 1000 units per day. (8 May 1998)
  50. Have you researched the differences of children self mixing and using premixed insulins? (2 May 1998)
  51. My daughter, who is 19, has had Type 1 diabetes since she was diagnosed at the age of 13. She takes 2 injections a day of 70/30 insulin. (1 May 1998)
  52. I have been premixing his syringe at night. One of the nurses says the NPH will convert the Regular to long lasting. (26 Apr 1998)
  53. I have heard from a nurse that it is advisable to store insulins at 2-8 degrees Celsius. Is that true? (22 Apr 1998)
  54. Do you have any information on mixing Humalog, Humulin N, and Humulin R together? (20 Apr 1998)
  55. I am interested in the research on an insulin nasal spray. (18 Apr 1998)
  56. I notice a difference in my son's readings when R is given alone versus when it is mixed with N. (16 Apr 1998)
  57. I'm taking Ultralente and Humalog. Frequently, I fill a syringe with a mixture. Sometimes, up to 30 minutes will pass before I inject. (14 Apr 1998)
  58. Can you tell me at what glucose level you usually begin insulin treatment? (7 Apr 1998)
  59. We have been trying unsuccessfully to convince my son's endocrinologist and CDE to switch him to U and H. (7 Apr 1998)
  60. Could I see a "straw poll" of programs that use diluted insulin for young children and infants? (5 Apr 1998)
  61. Please send me information about oral insulin. (3 Apr 1998)
  62. Our son will be having a biopsy next week. He will be put under general anesthesia. (30 Mar 1998)
  63. Encapsulation of the digoxin in cyclodextrin increases both the solubility and stability of the drug. Has this ever been attempted with insulin? (27 Mar 1998)
  64. I am having some problems with hypoglycemia. Could this be a result of switching to Novolin from Humulin? (23 Mar 1998)
  65. Do you know anywhere where beef/pork insulins will continue to be manufactured? (9 Mar 1998)
  66. We've been told that NPH and Regular are somewhat out of date for kids. (4 Mar 1998)
  67. Is there a way I can lower my blood sugars without increasing my insulin doses? (4 Mar 1998)
  68. My 7 year old son is consistently very high all night into wake-up time. Any suggestions? (4 Mar 1998)
  69. Our son has not been getting good results with human insulin. Would a switch to pork insulin help? (3 Mar 1998)
  70. What are the guidelines for normal insulin levels in the blood following an oral glucose tolerance test? (2 Mar 1998)
  71. Can diabetes come and go in the early stages? Are there any side effects of human insulin? (26 Feb 1998)
  72. Is this usual with a five year old to be on just N? (23 Feb 1998)
  73. I've read that one shouldn't keep insulin at room temperature for more than 28 days. why? (23 Feb 1998)
  74. She has kindergarten, and we are trying to figure out the best regimen for her insulin. (23 Feb 1998)
  75. I have a 10 year old female with Type 1. She takes a lot of insulin. Is there a possibility she has resistance to NPH? (22 Feb 1998)
  76. Her blood glucose pattern is erratic. Would there be any benefits to switching to Ultralente? (20 Feb 1998)
  77. Are there any set rules for the amount of insulin and calorie intake with reference to age? (11 Feb 98)
  78. My daughter is taking Human Mixtard 30/70. We just found out that we can't get the Human Mixtard. (10 Feb 98)
  79. After having read about the lack of C-peptide in manufactured insulin, I would like to know how to find a source -- chemical or natural. (8 Feb 98)
  80. Is it possible to mix Lispro and Regular together, in the same syringe? (1 Feb 98)
  81. Where can we find information about a sliding-scale vs. pattern-based insulin schedule? (28 Jan 98)
  82. We are trying to understand how insulin works in order to treat our daughter best as possible. (28 Jan 98)
  83. Can you mix Pork insulin with Lispro? (28 Jan 98)

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