A 33-year-old female asked:
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i was switched from novolog to humalog (insulin lispro) now my blood sugars are 150+ what is the difference between the two?

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Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Although they: Are manufactured through different processes, the result is functionally identical. They should be interchangeable unit-for-unit with the same effect. Minor adjustments may, of course, be required.
Answered on Jul 23, 2013
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