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How long does insulin stay in the system after injection?

How long does insulin stay in the system after injection?

Type of insulin?: This is entirely dependent on the type and the dose. Therefore you may see effects ranging from several hours to over 24 hours. ...Read more

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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 usually stay in your system after an injection?

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

Short acting insulin: such as Humalog, 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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How long can a type 1 diabetic last without insulin injection?

How long can a type 1 diabetic last without insulin injection?

It depends.: If relatively healthy and you have a ready supply of fluids to drink, you can get along but will be progressively losing weight and be hounded by insatiable thirst and frequent urination night and day. If you get sick, however, and you're too weak to get something to drink, you can deteriorate rapidly and die from lack of Insulin and dehydration from the constant urinary losses. ...Read more

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My child is GH deficient and was prescribed daily injections of 0,025mg/kg. Is it ok to inject and eat breakfast right after? Insulin response

My child is GH deficient and was prescribed daily injections of 0,025mg/kg. Is it ok to inject and eat breakfast right after? Insulin response

Insulin response o.k: Growth harm one causes body to make Insulin like growth factor and Insulin growth factor binding protein 3. which helps in the growth of child . growth harm one does not interfere with Insulin response,from pancreas . ...Read more

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Why 2hours after insulin injection blood sugar still high?She doesn't want to eat, 80yrs old now, overseas, develop ulcers, now have fever, weak legs.

Why 2hours after insulin injection blood sugar still high?She doesn't want to eat, 80yrs old now, overseas, develop ulcers, now have fever, weak legs.

Diabetes: This person' s diabetes is obviously out of control. By all rights she should be hospitalized to get her diet and Insulin under control. She needs to have a comprehensive course in diabetic care. Considering her age someone should take responsibility for her care. ...Read more

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What are the brand names of insulin injections?

What are the brand names of insulin injections?

Insulin: Some are Actrapid, Insugen-N, Lantus, Mixtard, Rapimix, Zinulin. ...Read more

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Help please? What is the right amount of insuget insulin should I get for injection?

See your doctor!: Hi. There is absolutely NO WAY we docs out here in internet-land can have any inkling of how much insulin you should take! Are you on N & R, N only, or pre-mixed 70/30? What is your BG goal range? How many times/day do you test your sugar? You need to go over all this with your doc. If anyone on here gives you a dose to take without knowing your case, please ignore & wait until you see your doc! ...Read more

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Why can't insulin be taken orally instead of injection?

Why can't insulin be taken orally instead of injection?

Insulin: The problem with oral Insulin is the acid and enzymes in the stomach break it down into fragments making it useless. There is work currently being done to find an Insulin formulation that will survive this environment. ...Read more