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How much does novorapid (insulin aspart) insulin reduce sugar?

How much does novorapid (insulin aspart) insulin reduce sugar?

It depends: How much a given dose of Insulin lowers the blood sugar depends on the individual's sensitivity to Insulin and can vary a great deal. ...Read more

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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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Is insulin novorapid (insulin aspart) available everywhere?

Is insulin novorapid (insulin aspart) available everywhere?

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

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How much does novorapid (insulin aspart) insulin reduce blood sugar?

How much does novorapid (insulin aspart) insulin reduce blood sugar?

Depends: Depends on your degree of control/resistance and how much of the Insulin you inject. In general, it's a quick acting Insulin and can lower your blood sugar very fast. ...Read more

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What is novorapid (insulin aspart)?

What is novorapid (insulin aspart)?

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

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Is nevella sweetener aspartame?

Is nevella sweetener aspartame?

NO: Nevella is a brand name for the artificial sweetener sucralose, which is also sold under the name splenda. Sucralose is produced by treating sugar with chlorine chemicals, resulting in a substance 600 times sweeter than sugar. Over time it will slow down weight loss. ...Read more

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Can novorapid (insulin aspart) insulin injections cause pain?

Can novorapid (insulin aspart) insulin injections cause pain?

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

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Side effects lantus (insulin glargine) insulin ?

Side effects lantus (insulin glargine) insulin ?

HYPOGLYCEMIA: Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is a complication of getting too much of any insulin. Since Lantus (insulin glargine) Insulin is injected you may have bruises or lumps at the injection sites. ...Read more

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Insulin resistance? fasting insulin 76pmol/l after 75gOral glucose- 1hr-insulin-849pmol/l . 2 hr-864pmol/l glucose fast 5.4mmol/l 1hr10.4 2hr7.5

Insulin resistance? 
fasting insulin 76pmol/l 
after 75gOral glucose- 
1hr-insulin-849pmol/l . 2 hr-864pmol/l

glucose fast 5.4mmol/l
1hr10.4
2hr7.5

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

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What is humalog (insulin lispro) insulin?

What is humalog (insulin lispro) insulin?

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

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How dose amaryl (glimepiride) affect blood sugar, insulin?

How dose amaryl (glimepiride) affect blood sugar, insulin?

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

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Will nutrasweet affect insulin resistance?

Insulin resistance: Nutrasweet is two amino acids. I have seen no papers relating the two. Most common cause for Insulin resistance is obesity. The use of sugar substitute is first step in improvement. ...Read more

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What is the alternative to insulin novorapid (insulin aspart)?

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

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What is the alternative to insulin, novorapid (insulin aspart)?

Options: This is a fast acting insulin. Other alternatives in the us are Humalog (lispro), Apidra (insulin glulisine) (glulisine) or human Insulin (regular). ...Read more

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Changing insulin from humalog (insulin lispro) to novolog - any effect?

Changing insulin from humalog (insulin lispro) to novolog - any effect?

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

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Does Lantus (insulin glargine) Insuline inyections cause weight gain?

Does Lantus (insulin glargine) Insuline inyections cause weight gain?

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

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Blood insulin=29.5 On lantus (insulin glargine) 62 units, humalog 17 units. Am I still producing endogenous insulin?

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

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Do artificial sweeteners like aspartame or Splenda make your insulin go up by making your body I think it's getting some sugary stuff?

Do artificial sweeteners like aspartame or Splenda make your insulin go up by making your body I think it's getting some sugary stuff?

Sugary stuff: It is not very likely that aspartame or Splenda would make your insulin go up but if you are really concerned don't take these tablets. Go on-line to NuVal and see what you find regarding food (and sugar) intake. ...Read more

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Is aspartame healthy?

Is aspartame healthy?

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 more

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Is aspartame harmful? If it is what is the dangers of it?

Is aspartame harmful? If it is what is the dangers of it?

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

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Could aspartame cause headaches?

Could aspartame cause headaches?

Yes: Aspartame is a well known trigger for headaches, particularly migraine. For more information on identifying and tracking headache triggers, go to http://tinyurl.Com/kzvhnxv and download the "trigger tracker worksheet". ...Read more

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Can combat powder use aspartame?

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

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Is there aspartame in hydroxycut products?

Is there aspartame in hydroxycut products?

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

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Is there such thing as aspartame poisoning?

Apartame.: Not to general population. But contains phenylalanine a Amino Acid thats very toxic to some one with phenylketonuria. A condition all are tested for at birth in United States. ...Read more

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Is it possible to be allergic to aspartame?

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

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Can there be any gum that is aspartame-free?

Can there be any gum that is aspartame-free?

Aspartame: Is present in almost chewing gums in the market. There are a few, e.g. Zapp that is aspartame free. ...Read more

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How can one recover from aspartame poisoning?

How can one recover from aspartame poisoning?

Look on line: Enter aspartame poisoning in your search engine. There is an excellent website that deals with it. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of too much aspartame?

Aspartame: There is always a possibility of side effects from almost everything but if you go online and look up aspartame you will see that it very unlikely to cause any concern. ...Read more

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Is a soda with aspartame more healthy than one with sugar?

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 more

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Is there actually any conclusive evidence of aspartame having any major adverse impacts on your health?

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 more

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When I consume drinks, etc with aspartame it makes my fibromyalgia more painful/ hurt worse, why is that?

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 more

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