Lyumjev

Hyperinsulinaemia

A long word that basically means “too much insulin in the blood”. Hyperinsulinaemia is especially associated with Type 2 Diabetes and insulin resistance, where the body’s response to insulin is reduced, and higher-than-normal insulin levels are needed to get the required effect. But it can apparently also be involved with Type 1 (allegedly not just …

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Lyumjev update

Back in December I wrote about some of my experiences using ultra-rapid Lyumjev insulin in my closed-loop system, but there were a couple of unanswered questions. Particularly to do with “bolus stings” and with the speed/activity of Lyumjev. I’ve now done some further work which has hopefully clarified those questions. Just to re-iterate for the …

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Lyumjev

Having sourced a bit of Lyumjev from overseas, I’ve been able to “give it a run”. In fact I’ve been using it for almost two months now. My conclusions? As expected, I’m really keen for it to officially arrive in Australia! I’ve been mentioning Lyumjev for many months, but to recap: it’s Lilly’s faster version …

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