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Dr. James Chapman
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Insulin Lispro (Overview)

Insulin lispro 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. James Chapman
33 doctors shared insights

Insulin Lispro (Overview)

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


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Is there bad side effect by using insulin injection..? Thank you..

Is there bad side effect by using insulin injection..? Thank you..

Two big ones.: Insulin use is associated with weight gain and the potential of taking too much. These are usually minor concerns for the physician but are often major concerns for the patient. Not taking Insulin when it is really necessary is probably a much larger evil. ...Read more

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What are the side effects of humulin insulin?

Side effects: Possible side effects are: low blood sugar, thickening tissue/fat at the injection site, pain at injection site, weight gain, pruritis (itchiness), rash, water/sodium retention. ...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

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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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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. 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


Dr. Patricia Foster
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Humalog (Definition)

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