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Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
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Humalog (Overview)

Humalog is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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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

Dr. Cornelius O'leary jr
32 doctors shared insights

Humalog (Overview)

Humalog is a diabetes-related agent which is a kind of nutritional or metabolic agent.


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Please describe the medication: humalog (insulin lispro)?

Please describe the medication: humalog (insulin lispro)?

Fast acting analog: Of human Insulin whose pattern of activity when given with a meal mimics pattern of activity of Insulin secreted by normal person when dosed correctly can help in excellent contol of patients with diabetes. ...Read more

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I have an infected sore on my leg for two weeks i take two heart pills a water pill three inhalers 120units of humalog (insulin lispro) 500 r tid tried neosporn and triple antibactic and did not work i'm an uncontrolled diabec

I have an infected sore on my leg for two weeks i take two heart pills a water pill three inhalers 120units of humalog (insulin lispro) 500 r tid  tried neosporn and triple antibactic and did not work i'm an uncontrolled diabec

I : I am assuming that you used a topical triple antibiotic.Due to having uncontrolled diabetes, you should see your doctor. If you have swelling around it, tenderness, redness, swelling of the extremity, red streaks, fevers - all of these are reasons to get prompt medical care. ...Read more

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Is humalog (insulin lispro) safe for women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Is humalog (insulin lispro) safe for  women who are pregnant or breastfeeding?

Yes: Humalog (insulin lispro) is a fast acting Insulin molecule that is completely safe in pregnancy. We use it commonly for gestational diabetic control. ...Read more

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

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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Type II diabetic, blood insulin last test (NOT glucose)=29.5 On lantus (insulin glargine) 62 units, humalog 17 units. Am I still producing endogenous insulin?

Type II diabetic, blood insulin last test (NOT glucose)=29.5 On lantus (insulin glargine) 62 units, humalog 17 units. Am I still producing endogenous insulin?

Need C-peptide test: Since exogenous (injected) insulin will show on a blood test, C-peptide should be measured to assess for endogenous insulin. Proinsulin is made by the pancreas, then cleaved into C-peptide & insulin. Exogenous insulin has no C-peptide. ...Read more

Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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Insulin Lispro (Definition)

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