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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, Insulin aspart is marketed as the brand novolog. In the uk, europe and canada, aspart is sold as novorapid (insulin aspart). There are two other very similar rapid-acting insulins: Insulin lispro (by eli lilly) and Insulin glulisine (by sanofi). All three are sold around world. ...Read more
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 than regular human insulin). Novorapid (insulin aspart) is the name used outside the usa for this product. Here in the usa, it is known as novolog. ...Read more
Yes: Any injections can cause discomfort depends on the needle size, fortunately with the pen needles, this is becoming less of a problem. Ask your doctor for the 32 g size. ...Read more
fasting insulin 76pmol/l
after 75gOral glucose-
1hr-insulin-849pmol/l . 2 hr-864pmol/l
glucose fast 5.4mmol/l
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, suggesting insulin resistance. Now is the time to start getting your weight under control, proper diet, and physical activity. Talk to your doctor about your particular situation. ...Read more
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. It has a quick onset, short duration of action, less variation in absorption and decrease chances of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) if use appropriately. Indicated for management of diabetes mellitus. Humalog (insulin lispro) is administered subcutaneously only. Can be use in pumps. ...Read more
Lowers blood sugar: Amaryl (glimepiride) stimulates the pancreas to release insulin, which will cause the blood sugar to fall. This release of Insulin occurs without relation to whether one has eaten, so if one goes a long period without eating, the blood sugar can become abnormally low. ...Read more
Glycemia:basal=85,post-prandial=70(tremors+dizziness),random=95.Basal insulin=38(normal <27). Why insulin decreases after meals?Insulinoma?diabetes?
Diabetes: See your physician to get a definitive diaganosis ...Read more
Novorapid (insulin aspart): Novorapid also known as NovoLog (insulin aspart) is a rapid acting short duration synthetic Insulin usuall taken with meals to reduce blood sugars elevations from ingesting food. Other synthetic rapid acting insulins are Insulin lispro (humalog) and Insulin glulisine (apidria). ...Read more
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 insulin, proper close titration is necessary to avoid hypoglycemia and wild fluctuations in your sugar levels. Overall, best short acting Insulin on the market at present, and the most physiologic. ...Read more
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. Type 2 diabetes can and should be corrected such that you no longer have diabetes. Insulin injections should not cause weight gain. With that in mind, talk to your doctor about diabetes and also have a dietitian help you with your weight. ...Read more
Blood insulin=29.5 On lantus (insulin glargine) 62 units, humalog 17 units. Am I still producing endogenous insulin?
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. Also- Since you are only 45, if you are not obese, would check with your doctor to see if you might have later onset type 1. ...Read more
Do artificial sweeteners like aspartame or Splenda make your insulin go up by making your body I think it's getting some sugary stuff?
More than sugar!!: Sugar is grandfathered in & if it (fructose) had to go through the same trials aspartame, it would likely have never been approved. On the other hand it is does not commonly occur in nature. Yet simple sugars are also rare in nature, in any concentrated form. Sugar is claimed to be healthy because extracted from stuff grown to satisfy human sugar fix, a cheap way to sell processed foods! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Are you getting your medical information from friends or the internet? If so, stop listening to or reading those sources of misinformation and blatant lies? Do you really think that something like aspartame would still be on the market if that were true. You're too old to fall for that stuff! do you still believe in the tooth fairy? ...Read more
Who cares?: Aspartame is benign. Combat powder is a worthless scam. Who knows what's in it or what harm it could do? What is known is that it won't help you in any way except to spend your money. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Who cares?: Hydrocut products are as worthless as all the other supplements out there. Aspartame (if it's in there) may be the safest ingredient. Why knows what's in there and what harm it could do to you. One thing is certain, it won't help you with any medical problem or weight loss. Don't get your medical information from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
There are people: Who think they have somatic symptoms after ingesting aspartame, but it has never been demonstrated in valid scientific experiments. Don't believe everything you hear from friends, tv or the internet. ...Read more
Healthy soda: Neither is particularly "healthy". Aspartame has nearly no calorie content, which is superior if you are trying to lose weight. There have been many large population studies, none of which have demonstrated any harmful affects of aspartame. The studies associating aspartame with obesity are very unclear and does not demonstrate causality. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is there actually any conclusive evidence of aspartame having any major adverse impacts on your health?
Aspartame : There is no quality evidence connecting aspartame to anything seriously harmful (some believe it to be a headache trigger). Some believe that it may make you hungry consider the wide exposure of the world to aspartame and its continued use. There should be solid epidemiological evidence to show harm at this point. The peer reviewed causal data is just not there and never has been there. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
When I consume drinks, etc with aspartame it makes my fibromyalgia more painful/ hurt worse, why is that?
THIS IS A POISON: ? why fibromyalgia (FM) pain worse after aspartame drinks. Interesting! This substance is amino acid congener-knockoff (of aspartic acid) meaning that it is synthetic amino acid & when eaten is daily incorporated into new muscle protein. Who wants Frankenstein-muscle & how would synthetic muscle work? Aspartame is known carcinogen that got shuffled through FDA approval by one of Reagan's cronies. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is aspartame really all that bad for you? Is there concrete evidence that it is? It's been around a long time now
Yes: Stay far away from anything artificial. Toxic to the body. ...Read more