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Type 1 diabetic on humalog insulin via minimed pump.

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Type 1 diabetic on humalog insulin via minimed pump.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Endocrinology
Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 1 month ago.

Hello

This is Dr. Bonilla. I understand your concerns.

Humalog and Novalog are both rapid acting insulin with the same peak and time of action. There is no difference on the way they work. Please leave a positive rating.

Thanks.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.

I understand they are not exactly the same type of insulin as humalog is insulin lispro and novalog is insulin aspart. Is it possible for them to act differently in different people?

Expert:  DIEGO BONILLA replied 1 month ago.

They have the same mechanism. In theory they should act the same. However some people can be resistant to one or the other. Thanks for your positive rating.

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