From Bradenton, Florida, USA:
I am 24 years old and I have had diabetes for 15 years. I am planning to have children with my husband in the near future. I have been using Humulin N and Humalog for almost six years now. My A1c levels have always been between 6.5 and 8.2. I can handle my diabetes quite well with these insulins, but I do think that I should use something else besides the Humalog during and/or before the pregnancy. Could you tell me which other insulins could be the most similar to this fast-acting insulin and have already been tested during the pregnancy? I am a little bit concerned about the possibility of using a pump.
There is not another type of insulin that is as fast-acting as Humalog. So far, all the available data suggests that Humalog is safe during pregnancy. I have had many patients on pumps who do quite well.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:10:00
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.