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If a person accidently overdosed the amount of humalog, (insulin lispro) would death be quick?
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Dr. Melissa Young
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
In brief: Depends
It would depend on several factors - overdose by how much, degree of Insulin resistance, blood sugar at time of overdose, patient's ability to detect low blood sugar and availability if food/drink to treat hypoglycemia.
I've had patients take 50 units more than they should have (took wrong insulin) who survived unscathed.

In brief: Depends
It would depend on several factors - overdose by how much, degree of Insulin resistance, blood sugar at time of overdose, patient's ability to detect low blood sugar and availability if food/drink to treat hypoglycemia.
I've had patients take 50 units more than they should have (took wrong insulin) who survived unscathed.
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