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What insulin do the type 1s out there use? I've always used novolog (used to use levemir and novolog before pumping), but curious what others use and why? What's the fastest acting insulin out there?

17 Answers
Living with type 1 diabetes since 1972.
Gulf Shores, AL
Both Novolg and humalog are rapid acting. I was on Novo Rapid( as it is called in Canada). But was having terrible yeast infections. My endocrinologist changed it to humalog as it is made from bacteria and Novolog is made from yeast cultures , have not had a year infection since changinginfectionculturesinfectisince

Living with type 1 diabetes.
Belton, TX
Lantus and Humalog

Novolog. I'm allergic to the preservatives in humalog.

I'm a mom supporting a child with type 1 diabetes.Array.
Hanover, PA
My son is on T-slim pump n he use humalog from day one. When he got dx in April 2010. He is allergic to Novolog they fine that out 6 months in because my ins wanted us to change he meds.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
Novorapid now

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1981.Living with type 2 diabetes since 1981.
Las Cruces, NM
Apidra but they stopped covering it so novolin or novolog. I use an Omnipod.

Living with type 1 diabetes.
Dallas, TX
I use Omani pod too. I feel like my pumps haven't been working lately.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2003.
Dallas, TX
Humalog FTW

Living with type 1 diabetes.
Egypt, EGY
lantus and actrapid

Our daughter started on humalog but her body would reject it after 18-24 hrs so we switched to apidra for a year before finding novolg works amazing for her and has better stability in her pump. We also use lantis for emergency and before the pump.