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What Is Only Type Of Insulin That May Be Added To An I V Solution
TPN insulin: Once Insulin is given IV (like tpn) it lasts the same (minutes) no matter what type it is. Usually regular (human r) Insulin is added because it is the cheapest insulin., so why spend more on more expensive Insulin when they all will last for the same timings and have exactly the same effects. ...Read more
Reg human insulin: Regular human Insulin (r) is typically added to TPN or total parenteral nutrition. Because TPN is given via the vein, human r Insulin that is delivered with the nutrients can immediately be transported throughout the body to have effects. This is in contrast to the situation when a person injects Insulin into skin. In this case r human Insulin needs at least 30-40 min to start having effects. ...Read more
Can a type 1 diabetic take victoza along with their regular insulin therapy as a add on treatment ?
If there is dark coloration of skin area at underarms, inner thighs and vaginal area.So what is solution? Is there any role of insulin level?
Acanthosis Nigricans: Acanthosis nigricans is a skin condition characterized by areas of dark, velvety discoloration in body folds and creases. The affected skin can become thickened and may smell bad. Most often, acanthosis nigricans affects your armpits, groin and neck. This condition can be caused by diabetes. ...Read more
We don't know why: The research done in sweden showed a delay in the onset of type 1 diabetes in patients with Insulin autoantibodies given oral Insulin crystals daily for several years, but who weren't diabetic yet. The finding was unexpected, researchers were looking to prevent it altogether which it didn't. See http://www.Sciencedaily.Com/releases/2012/09/120919083412.Htm. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
None: Sorry but currently there is no Insulin on the market that will cause weight loss. The best thing to do is to use the least amount of Insulin needed to keep your blood sugar acceptable. To avoid weight gain, it's recommended you increase your activity level while on Insulin once you start feeling better. There is an Insulin called Levemir that claimed to be weight neutral... ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Are there any tips for a person with type 1 insulin dependent diabetes that would like to explore nature?
Plan ahead: If you mean you'd like to go for long solitary hikes, i'd recommend you carefully pre-emptively titrate your basal Insulin that day (as the activity will lower your sugars), if you hike for hrs, suck on hard candies, and bring your meter- you should check bg every 3-4 hrs. Bring glucose tablets to treat lows. Also, go with a partner, who knows how to use a glucagon pen in case of a severe low. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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