Humalog

Comparing multiple insulins

For years I used Humalog as my “fast” insulin (before that I used Actrapid!) so when I moved to Fiasp that’s what I had to compare with. I’ve recently experimented with switching back to Humalog to check my settings, and the results were interesting. Including that my no-bolus, no-announce closed-loop system still worked. I have …

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Using a different insulin

People who know me wouldn’t be surprised to hear I’ve been experimenting with an insulin change recently. I started out pumping using Humalog. In 2018 I spent a few months experimenting with Apidra in the hope I could get a faster result (and thus a more-responsive loop). And then when Fiasp finally arrived in Australia …

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Using Fiasp in a DIY loop

With the feedback loops in closed-loop insulin pump systems, reducing the latency of any part of the system can speed things up and make it more responsive. The relatively slow onset of current insulins (which I recently heard referred to as NovoSlug and HumaLag) is probably the biggest hurdle we have at the moment regarding …

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