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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Insulin (Definition)

A hormone produced in the pancreas by the islets of langerhans that regulates the amount of ...Read more


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How long does humalog (insulin lispro) insulin usually stay in your system after an injection?

How long does humalog (insulin lispro) insulin usually stay in your system after an injection?

Short acting insulin: such as Humalog, (insulin lispro) generally begins lowering your blood sugar with 15 minutes of an injection. Its peak action is between 30 minutes - 1.5 hours. It may still be having an effect on blood sugar for as long as 6 - 8 hours after an injection. ...Read more

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If a person accidently overdosed the amount of humalog, (insulin lispro) would death be quick?

If a person accidently overdosed the amount of humalog, (insulin lispro) would death be quick?

Depends: It would depend on several factors - overdose by how much, degree of Insulin resistance, blood sugar at time of overdose, patient's ability to detect low blood sugar and availability if food/drink to treat hypoglycemia. I've had patients take 50 units more than they should have (took wrong insulin) who survived unscathed. ...Read more

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Can I switch from humalog (insulin lispro) to humulin?

Can I switch from humalog (insulin lispro) to humulin?

Humalog/humulin: Please go online to "www.drugs.com" and search for humalog (insulin lispro) and humulin. Humalog is rapid acting. Humulin R is short acting. ...Read more

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When is the optimal time for exercise for iddm using 100 units daily of both humalog (insulin lispro) and lantis?

When is the optimal time for exercise for iddm using 100 units daily of both humalog (insulin lispro) and lantis?

Basal or Adj insulin: Best time is when only your basal Insulin is on board, to reduce risk of lows. If that doesn't fit ur schedule, u may have to take a negative correction for the dose of Humalog (insulin lispro) that precedes your exercise, ex. Cut down lunch Humalog (insulin lispro) if exercise at 1:30pm. The amt to reduce varies bet'n ppl; exercise, chk before and after so u know ur bg response, and can better guess how much Humalog (insulin lispro) to subtract. ...Read more

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Should i be concerned as an insulin dependent t2 diabetic if i need to increase the amount of humalog (insulin lispro) i take to get the same result i got in the past?

Should i be concerned as an insulin dependent t2 diabetic if i need to increase the amount of humalog (insulin lispro) i take to get the same result i got in the past?

Yes: 1. Might be acutely ill 2. May have gained weight and have more Insulin resistance 3. May have hypoglycemic unawareness with rebound high numbers that don't respond well to extra insulin. ...Read more

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Humalog (insulin lispro) insulin not taking effect, what to do?

Humalog (insulin lispro) insulin not taking effect, what to do?

Easy!: Hi. Easy! Increase the dose! We usually start low to keep hypoglycemia risk in check. So advance the dose until you get the effect you're after. Use you blood sugar testing frequently to make using Humalog (insulin lispro) effective & safe. Good luck! ...Read more

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What to do if humalog (insulin lispro) insulin not taking effect?

Always works: Taking insulin will always work to lower your blood sugar. It is simply a matter of taking the correct amount. However, if you eat a poor diet that is high in sugars and carbs, you can "out eat" the effect of any medication for diabetes, including insulin. Diet and exercise are still the most important treatments for diabetes. ...Read more

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Dr. Olav Jaren
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Insulin Lispro (Definition)

Insulin lispro is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more


Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
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Humalog (Definition)

Humalog is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of ...Read more