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Pork Insulin Needed

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by V1henry, Dec 27, 2019.

  1. V1henry

    V1henry Type 1 · Newbie

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    So I have a true human & analog insulin allergy (not the preservatives). Would like to be able to try pork to see if it would work without the side affects. Do you know where I might purchase this? Have been on an insulin pump since 7/1984. Any suggestions would be appreciated.
     
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    The Pirate Twins Type 1 · BANNED

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  3. mike@work

    [email protected] Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello there @V1henry !
    Welcome to this forum :)

    If I may ask, where are you from? If you are from the UK, then you will be able to quite without problems, find an Insulin named Hypurin Porcine. It is manufactured by Wockhardt, and is promised to be available also in the future, whatever that means in reality...
    The faster acting is probably the one needed, as you use a pump. That one is named Hypurin Porcine Neutral.
    If you have more questions, just let us know!

    Edited to correct a typo
     
  4. mike@work

    [email protected] Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    ronialive Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hypurin porcine is still readily made- it is only bovine that stopped. It is available as all insuoins with a prescription and is great- hypo warning signs, no weight gain etc.
     
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