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Forum: Insulin 09-14-2012, 11:56 AM
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Posted By Patty
Re: WalMart Humulin N changing to Novolon?

So sorry to hear about your folks :(. Such a sad time.

5u also sounds like a bit more of a reduction than needed but some pups are more sensitive than others too.
Forum: Insulin 09-13-2012, 05:43 PM
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Posted By Patty
Re: WalMart Humulin N changing to Novolon?

A 15% reduction would be about 3.5u. If her low point of the day is usually fairly low, near 100, you could always drop to 3 or 3.25u to be safe.
Forum: Insulin 09-13-2012, 04:01 PM
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Posted By Patty
Re: WalMart Humulin N changing to Novolon?

I would reduce the dose slightly when switching just for safety. Then you'll have a cushion if your dog responds a bit different and can adjust from there.
Forum: Insulin 09-11-2012, 05:47 PM
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Posted By Patty
Re: WalMart Humulin N changing to Novolon?

Hi Frank,
70/30 is a premix of 70% NPH insulin (which is an intermediate acting insulin) and 30% R (Regular - which is a faster acting insulin).

Novolin NPH or Humulin NPH insulin is 100%...
Forum: Insulin 09-05-2012, 10:27 AM
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Posted By Patty
Re: WalMart Humulin N changing to Novolon?

I called Walmart here today. One said they are switching but not until "later this year." I think they just don't have it yet and aren't very well informed. So I called another close by and they...
Forum: Insulin 09-04-2012, 07:00 PM
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Posted By Patty
Re: WalMart Humulin N changing to Novolon?

When we switched to Novolin from Humulin N, I noticed a slight change in Ali's patterns. It does seem to kick in faster for us and her pattern was a bit flatter then.

But Ali's sensitive to...
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