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Fiasp vs Humalog

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by kzlorenz, Jul 26, 2017.

  1. Eldorado

    Eldorado Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi
    I've been on Humalog for years and have also been using the Libre since last October. I'd really like to try Fiasp as the Libre has been showing up the post meal spikes.
    What sort of pen do you use with Fiasp? Does it deliver 0.5 units?
    Thanks
     
  2. Canuck3618

    Canuck3618 Type 2 · Newbie

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    I started on Fiasp a week ago in place of Humalog on a MDI program. The benefit for me is that I have not been able to consistently take my insulin 15minutes before starting my meal. That results in big post meal spikes. I have not noticed any significant change in insulin requirement. I carb count and use the Libre insulin calculator. I have noticed that I have to watch for the impact of low glycemic index foods that raise BG levels towards the tail end of Fiasp effectiveness. Diabetes ain't easy. I follow the advise in "Sugar Surfing" taking micro doses of either insulin or carbs to flatten pending spikes up or down as appropriate. I find Fiasp very helfull. I only hope that Ontario will add it to their seniors drug program as is the case for Humalog. Without a funded drug plan Fiasp is beyond my budget resources.
     
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