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I was wondering is biphasic isophane insulin, insugen 30/70 chemically the same as mixtard 30hm penfill insulin?

I was wondering is biphasic isophane insulin, insugen 30/70 chemically the same as mixtard 30hm penfill insulin?

Insulin mixtures: These insulins do not appear to be available in the US. 70/30 mixes are usually a mixture of NPH and regular. NPH is intermediate in duration (peaks about 10 hr, lasts about 24 hr) and regular peaks about 3-4 hr, lasts about 8. It may say on the bottle or package insert what kind of insulin. Look for the words "NPH" and or "regular". ...Read more

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What is the newly approved hypoglycemic drug?

What is the newly approved hypoglycemic drug?

Canagloflozin: Invokana is a novel drug that prevents reuptake of glucose from the kidney, so that you just shed more glucose out via the kidney. Not effective with kidney disease, creatinine clearance <45. Drops hga1c ~0.8, both fasting and after-eating sugars. Must drink lots of liquids to prevent dizziness low blood pressure and, to reduce risk of urine infections, push fluids andkeep fastidious bathroom. ...Read more

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What makes Trovax different from other kidney cancer meds (like nexavar, proleukin, torisel, (temsirolimus) sutent)?

What makes Trovax different from other kidney cancer meds (like nexavar, proleukin, torisel, (temsirolimus) sutent)?

Other drugs worked: Nexavar, torisel, and sutent all received FDA approval because they improved progression free survival. The initial Trovax trial was terminated early because there was little or no prospect of demonstrating a statistically significant survival benefit compared to placebo. http://clincancerres.aacrjournals.org/content/16/22/5539.long ...Read more

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Is taleprevir better than boceprevir in the treatment of hepatitis C genotype 1?

Is taleprevir better than boceprevir in the treatment of hepatitis C genotype 1?

Hard to say: There are no head to head studies; an look at relative ratios suggests that telapravir may be somewhat more efficacious, but it did not meet statistical significance. Both are vastly better than interferon alone for genotype 1 hcv treatment. ...Read more

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Does the DSM-V acknowledge mixed episodes in bipolar II disorder? My mood shifts: depression, hypomania, mixed episodes but no mania is this BPI or II

Does the DSM-V acknowledge mixed episodes in bipolar II disorder? My mood shifts: depression, hypomania, mixed episodes but no mania is this BPI or II

This distinction may: Be understood & applied to ur case on talking w ur MD. In very basic terms, what distinguishes bipolar I from bipolar II is presence of mania, as opposed to hypomania only. Some sxs are severe enough that they only occur in Bipolar I or mixed episodes including delusions, sxs, necessitating immediate hospitalization, catatonic sxs. Talk with ur md abt ur case specifically for best dx & care! :&#41; ...Read more

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Hi, what are the antiviral drug for dengue virus spesifically the rna-dependant RNA polymerase as the potential target? Thanks

Hi, what are the antiviral drug for dengue virus spesifically the rna-dependant RNA polymerase as the potential target? Thanks

None yet: Dengue fever and its severe form, dengue hemorrhagic fever, have no cure nor vaccine. One path of research is to find a way to use nucleoside analogs to block the viral rna-dependent RNA polymerase (coded by ns5), which copies the viral genetic material. So far, no drug has been approved yet. Not sure if anyone has found and submitted such a drug to the fda (food and drug administration). ...Read more

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Do adenosine receptors offer new therapeutic options for diabetic nephropathy?

Do adenosine receptors offer new therapeutic options for diabetic nephropathy?

Yes: Yes recent advances in understanding the relationship between Adenosine metabolism sakowicz-burkiewicz m, pawelczyk t (2011) j physiol pharmacol. 62 (5), 505-12. ...Read more

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Wy does invanz (ertapenem) (anti-infective drug) state "do not administer with dextrose"?

Wy does invanz (ertapenem) (anti-infective drug) state "do not administer with dextrose"?

Causes instability: Ertapenem (invanz) molecule becomes "unstable" in sugar solutions (mannitol, dextrose, etc.). Therefore, all the drug labels specifically point out to not infuse with dextrose. ...Read more

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What's the results of a HSV 1/11 that reads hsv1/11 IgG 0.0-0.8 index 23.5h*?

What's the results of a HSV 1/11 that reads hsv1/11 IgG 0.0-0.8 index 23.5h*?

Herpes: If 23.5 is your result that means you were infected in the remote past with oral herpes (now known as herpes type one) 75% of americans have this infection. Most catch this virus from family members. ...Read more

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Does anyone know where a tysabri (natalizumab) infusion center is?

Does anyone know where a tysabri (natalizumab) infusion center is?

MS: Typically, most medical schools use infusion centers on site. Many outpatient cancer centers can infuse tysabri (natalizumab) also. Many community hospitals can provide this service. ...Read more

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Can leprosy mutate into a deadlier disease, resisitant to current vaccines?

Can leprosy mutate into a deadlier disease, resisitant to current vaccines?

BCG has been used : in attempts to vaccinate against leprosy but isn't that effective. More specific vaccines are in development. At this point, leprosy has consistently responded to multi-drug therapy which for multibacillary leprosy is usually Dapsone, Rifampicin & Clorazime. Other antibiotics can be used. This is one of the oldest diseases known to mankind and appears to remain steady in it's form. ...Read more

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Do dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors cause cancer, if used in type 2 dm?

Do dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors cause cancer, if used in type 2 dm?

Not known now. : These drugs were aqpproved for use recently (sitagliptin 2006), and although they have been observed to have side effects in clinical studies, long term effects, including cancer are inconclusive. One "in vitro" study found them to encourage cancer cell metastasis, but long term preclinical studies have not confirmed cancer causing effect. ...Read more

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Can phase I trial of proleukin (aldesleukin) and Rapamune lead to type 1 diabetes?

Can phase I trial of proleukin (aldesleukin) and Rapamune lead to type 1 diabetes?

NIH study: The combination of these drugs is being studied in adult patients already diagnosed with type 1 diabetes. The thought is that the combination might help slow down the progress of diabetes. The study isn't complete yet. If there is another phase 1 trial using these drugs in a different study, the investigator should be approached with your question. ...Read more

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Is CIN III treatment the same as cis?

Is CIN III treatment the same as cis?

Yes: Both are used synonymously, neither are invasive cancer but are considered high grade lesions and can be treated locally with leep (loop electrode excision procedure) or cold conization of the cervix. Leeps are usually done in the office & cold cones in the or. ...Read more

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Is Amylin (Pramlintide) approved in Canada yet (as of February 2017)?

Amylin: Is Amylin (Pramlintide) approved in Canada yet (as of February 2017)? I would go to drugs.com and see what you can find. Your Dr should also know also. ...Read more

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Why is mhc class 2 more important in renal transplant than mhc class 1?

Why is mhc class 2 more important in renal transplant than mhc class 1?

Rejection Severity: Both are import ant and each can trigger rejection when the host is mismatched for any of these hla antigens. Recipients that develop antibodies to these phenotypes, in particular class ii dq--may have poorly responsive rejections. The antibody generated against class ii may derive from more resilient memory cells. Both are bad though. ...Read more

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How to control type II diabetes?

How to control type II diabetes?

Lifestyle and Meds: Diet-the mediterranean diet has been shown to be effective, exercise -150 minutes a week of aerobic activity, stretching, & 2 days a week of resistance training, weight loss of 7-10% weight loss if needed. There are multiple medication on the market to treat type 2 diabetes but we typically start with metformin as the mainstay of therapy and add other medications as needed based on the individual. ...Read more

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How do I know if II have misophonia?

How do I know if II have misophonia?

Sounds are upsetting: Are you bothered by sounds like background noises that other people can drown out or don't pay attention? Do small noises drive you crazy? ...Read more

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How to tell if you have type II diabetes?

How to tell if you have type II diabetes?

Yes, : If fasting for >8 hours fasting sugar 100-125 is pre-diabetes and 2-hrs after eating 140-199 is prediabetes. Fasting -126 and higher and 2 hours after eating- 200 and greater is diabetes can get home blood glucose testing equipment over the counter in pharmacies. ...Read more

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How much should II weigh at 18, i'm 5ft 2?

How much should II weigh at 18, i'm 5ft 2?

105 lbs to 125 lbs: Depending on your built ideal weight s between 105to125lbs that is 7.5 to 9 stones. ...Read more

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How do you know if you have type II diabetes?

How do you know if you have type II diabetes?

Blood test: Blood test will identify whether your sugars are high enough to be called a diabetic. ...Read more

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I Have rroundworm. WAt over counter drug CAn iI take?

Need prescription: There is not an over the counter treatment for roundworm. You will need to see a doctor and get a prescription for this treatment ...Read more

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And what is the difference between herpes type I and ii?

And what is the difference between herpes type I and ii?

Above/below the belt: In general, hsv-1 causes herpes labialis (cold sores) and hsv-2 causes anal and genital herpes. But the viruses don't always follow the rules, so it's possible, for example, to get genital herpes caused by hsv-1, especially with an initial outbreak. Hsv-1 would be unlikely to cause recurrent genital herpes, however. ...Read more

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How do I shop and cook and serve for a type II diabetic?

How do I shop and cook and serve for a type II diabetic?

Nutritionist: Best way to answer this concern is to discuss with the nutritionist involved in the patient's care. Diabetes centers have these resources as well. Please discuss obtaining this type of consultation with your doctor if you don't already have access to it. ...Read more

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What is the difference between type I and type II diabetes?

What is the difference between type I and type II diabetes?

Type 1..: Requires Insulin to live type 2 can often be controlled with diet, exercise pills;sometimes need Insulin for better control, but won't pass away if no Insulin unless very poorly controlled. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: type II diabetes?

Insulin resistance: Type 2 diabetes is the body's inability to use Insulin properly, Insulin resistance, along with a relative Insulin deficiency in that the body loses the ability to produce enough Insulin to overcome this resistance. ...Read more

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What is the difference between type I and type II diabetes?

What is the difference between type I and type II diabetes?

Textbook full: Hi. Big question. Here are some brief simple points. Type 1 is an autoimmune disease where the immune system erroneously kills the beta cells in the pancreas (the cells that make insulin). Insulin is required for life, and type 1's must take insulin. Type 2's are both insulin resistant and insulin deficient (but not autoimmune). Many treatment options, including insulin. Tight control lessens risk ...Read more

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How can II improve my concentration on one thing e.G. Studies?

How can II improve my concentration on one thing e.G. Studies?

ADHD!!!!: Is there a possibility that this could be adhd. Having adhd does not means that you need to be jumpin off the wall. People that have the innatention type will only have problem focusing and concentrating. If this is adhd then amphetamine is your answer. ...Read more

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Is there a medication I should take if I have type II diabetes?

Is there a medication I should take if I have type II diabetes?

Several: There are several medications you can take for diabetes, check with your doctor which are right for you. ...Read more

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What would you say are most frequent symptoms of type II diabetes?

What would you say are most frequent symptoms of type II diabetes?

Any form of DM gives: Sx including increased thirst, increased urination, stomach pain if severe enough, blurred vision, numbness and tingling in the feet and lower legs when the blood sugars are uncontrolled. ...Read more

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How are type i and type II diabetes distinguished from each other?

How are type i and type II diabetes distinguished from each other?

Insulin: Dm is problem with insulin. Type 1 is a complete lack of Insulin so oral medications don't work. Type 2 is relative Insulin deficiency but not complete lack, also involves Insulin resistance which means tissues can not use Insulin and therefore sugar very well. ...Read more

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What is the difference between type I hypersensitivity and type ii?

What is the difference between type I hypersensitivity and type ii?

Big difference: Type 1 is mediated by the IgE antibody and responsible for anaphylaxis, hay fever, allerg etc. Allergy skin test can identify these. Type 2 is mediated by IgG or IgM antibody and complement proteins that are "cytotoxic" that ends up killing the target cell. Examples of this are hemolytic anemia, Graves disease, Myasthenia gravis, Rheumatic heart disease, etc. For anemia, a Coombs test is used ...Read more