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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience in Family Medicine
Consult with your Dr: That is a question best left to your treating doctor. There are many factors to consider when switching medications including wether or not it is in ... Read More
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A 60-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience in Pediatrics
Blood sugar: Yes you can take 20 units safely
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
12 years experience in Anesthesiology
Insulin: It is a long acting Insulin used in Insulin dependent diabetics.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience in Endocrinology
2000: Lantus (insulin glargine) (glargine) Insulin is manufactured by sanofi-aventis. It was approved for use in the us and europe in 2000, and is one of t ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Gonzalez-mendoza
41 years experience in Pediatric Endocrinology
Basal insulin: 40% of the Insulin a pancreas makes is done constantly and the other 60% is done to respond to your carbohydrate ingestion(when you eat). Lantus (ins ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Dansie
15 years experience in Family Medicine
Diabetes medication: Treats diabetes mellitus. Insulin is a hormone that helps get sugar from the blood to the muscles, where it is used for energy. This type of Insulin u ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
36 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: But a consistent regimen is recommended. Preferably before bedtime.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience in Endocrinology
Great combination: Hi. Yes, they work great in combination, and I prescribe the two of them together all the time! To your tight control!
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Kind of insulin: This is a long acting Insulin preparation that can be given once a day for use in those with diabetes. It may need to be supplemented with short acti ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience in Endocrinology
If 'N' = NPH, yes: It peaks in 6-8 hours, last 10-14 hours. Lantus has mosest peaks, lasts 24 hours the amer assoc of clinical endocrinologists recommends not usin ... Read More
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