A 28-year-old male asked:
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what is the definition or description of: lantus (insulin glargine)?

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Dr. Michael DePietro
34 years experience 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 acting Insulin for optimal control.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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