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what is only type of insulin that may be added to an I v solution

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Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Regular: Regular Insulin (humulin, novolin) should be used iv. The rapid acting subcutaneous insulins (eg. Aspart-insulin, or novolog) can be used iv, but of ... Read More

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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Chu
Dr. James Chu answered
24 years experience Endocrinology
Reg human insulin: Regular human Insulin (r) is typically added to TPN or total parenteral nutrition. Because TPN is given via the vein, human r Insulin that is deliver ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roshani Sanghani
19 years experience Endocrinology
TPN insulin: Once Insulin is given IV (like tpn) it lasts the same (minutes) no matter what type it is. Usually regular (human r) Insulin is added because it is th ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
No. Needs research.: Liraglutide (victoza (liraglutide)), is a non-insulin medicine that is currently only approved for use by adults with type 2 diabetes. A study by us r ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Sugar: Patients with hypoglycemia severe enough to require a hospital will receive sugar in the IV in the form of dextrose, which is pretty much the same thi ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Acanthosis Nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition characterized by areas of dark, velvety discoloration in body folds and creases. The affected skin can become ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Diabetic pregnancy: The inception of a pregnancy to a Diabetic mother actually makes the blood sugars rise unpredictably during the pregnancy + insulin use. Once the deli ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience 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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A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Wrong dose: You're on the wrong dose or wrong type of insulin. You should never use food to treat insulin, use Insulin to treat food and diabetes. Check w/your do ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
More than 15 : Google or wiki "insulin" to find out.

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