Ask Nadia – Question About OmniPod

Dear MC, I asked the makers of OminPod your questions directly. They have given us a detailed response with action you can take to help influence legislation on approving coverage for their device. Keep us posted on your process. Wishing you the best in your health efforts, Nadia Question-  What type of insulin could be used in the OmniPod? I presently use Lantus and the

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AskNadia: Allergic to Humalog and Medicare Will Not Pay for NovoLog

Hello Nadia, I got your email address from Insulin-Pumpers.org and hoped you can help me with an answer as to the current action of Medicare forcing people to use Humalog instead of NovoLog.  Medicare has refused to pay for the NovoLog and I am allergic to Humalog.  I was told you might have some useful tips to change their mind since being allergic to Humalog is not

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AskNadia: I Accidentally Took 50 Units of Insulin

I was on my way to get into the tub when I realized it was time to take my insulin. I’m supposed to take 10 units and I accidentally took 50 units of my Humalog. I’m trying not to PANIC what should I do? La-Tascha Dear La-Tascha, Some people with diabetes, who take insulin, fear exactly what you just did; accidentally overdosing their insulin requirements.

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Generic Insulins Out of Reach for Now

A Diabetes Health reader writes in to ask: Is there a generic alternative to Humalog insulin? If so, what is its cost compared to Humalog? Generic drugs are amazing. They offer lifesaving promise for a cheap price tag, and given that the underlying drugs have been tested and proven, there’s no doubt about safety or effectiveness. But don’t expect to see generic “human” insulin any

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