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What are the benefits of switching from a human premix insulin to an analog premix?

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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine
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In brief: More physiologic

Which means quicker onset of action, more predictable duration of action also.

In brief: More physiologic

Which means quicker onset of action, more predictable duration of action also.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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Dr. Roshani Sanghani
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Human/analog insulin

The benefit of rapid analog Insulin over regular human (r) is favorable timing of effects.
It starts working faster (result: better sugar control 2 hours post-meal) and lasts for a shorter time (less risk of low blood sugar 4-6 hours after the shot). In premix, both r and analog insulins are mixed with the same slow acting Insulin nph. Nph still has some risk of low sugar 6-8 hours after the shot.

In brief: Human/analog insulin

The benefit of rapid analog Insulin over regular human (r) is favorable timing of effects.
It starts working faster (result: better sugar control 2 hours post-meal) and lasts for a shorter time (less risk of low blood sugar 4-6 hours after the shot). In premix, both r and analog insulins are mixed with the same slow acting Insulin nph. Nph still has some risk of low sugar 6-8 hours after the shot.
Dr. Roshani Sanghani
Dr. Roshani Sanghani
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