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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Kelly
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Yes, you can take Symlin (pramlintide) with Metformin. Symlin (pramlintide) is a synthetic (man-made) hormone that resembles human amylin. Amylin is ... Read More

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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
OK with metformin: Hi. Yes, Symlin (pramlintide) CAN be used with metformin, and it is approved for use in type 2 diabetics.
A 61-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alfredo Garcia
55 years experience Pediatrics
Day: Have a nice day.
A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
Submit question: Please send a complete question with details.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
HYPOGLYCEMIA: Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is a complication of getting too much of any insulin. Since Lantus (insulin glargine) Insulin is injected you may have ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mahesh Allam
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Diabetes: The four medications work in 4 different mechanisms with the end goal of keeping blood sugar under control. Would suggest taking Glimepiride in morni ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Many places in world: Novorapid (insulin aspart) is the brand name for Insulin aspart, a rapid-acting Insulin medication, manufactured by novo nordisk. In the United States ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Grace Akoh-Arrey
15 years experience Pharmacology
Rapid acting insulin: Like other Insulin analogs Humalog (insulin lispro) (lispro) is a rapid acting meal time insulin. It can be injected before or immediately after meal. ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience Endocrinology
Yes.: Novorapid (insulin aspart) Insulin has been available in india since april, 2010.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Carol Cheney
44 years experience Endocrinology
Varies: How much a dose of Insulin with drop the blood sugar will depend on both the size of the dose of Insulin and the individual patient's sensitivity to i ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Shewbridge
32 years experience Endocrinology
NovoRapid (insulin aspart) is Novolog: Novorapid (insulin aspart) is Insulin aspart, a rapid-acting Insulin analog (this means it's been biochemically engineered to be more rapid acting tha ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
50 years experience Endocrinology
Lantus (insulin glargine): I am assuming that your insulin injections have been started not long ago. Injections should not cause weight gain but there is a more important issue ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: These are two very good Insulin frequently used in the treatment of both type of diabetes.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Not much different: Some minor differences but all in all, they are fine. Once/week vs. Once/day. The main thing is Bydureon (exenatide) takes 6-10 weeks to reach maximum ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Benjamin Nguyen
12 years experience Anesthesiology
Insulin: It is a long acting Insulin used in Insulin dependent diabetics.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
Congratulations: Great move. Well, NovoLog is quicker acting but also quicker getting out of your system. So make sure you eat as soon as you inject. As with any insul ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: Depends on your degree of control/resistance and how much of the Insulin you inject. In general, it's a quick acting Insulin and can lower your blood ... Read More
A 51-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda DiMeglio
27 years experience Pediatric Endocrinology
Need more info: Most people diagnosed with type 2 diabetes continue to make insulin for many years. The way to tell this is by measuring a blood level of c-peptide. A ... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Similar: Humulin and novolin are made by two different companies, but they make similar products, so Humulin R would be similar to novolin r, Humulin N would b ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Harold Fields
60 years experience Family Medicine
Diabetes: See your physician to get a definitive diaganosis
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Chevon Rariy
13 years experience Endocrinology
First need rx: Would discuss with your local doctor as you would need a prescription for the medications. Your local doctor /pharmacist should be able to point you i ... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience Pharmacology
Only with supervisio: Please contact your health care professional about making changes in your diabetic therapy. Byetta can be helpful in controlling diabetes, but may not ... Read More
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A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Time to get serious: You have normal glucose tolerance. Your fasting and 2 hr glu is not quite at the level of "impaired". Your insulin levels are on the high side, sugg ... Read More
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