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Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Insulin Overview

Overview, types of insulin, from my clinical notes:





INSULIN OVERVIEW
TYPE ONSET PEAK DURATION
------------- ------------- ------------- -------------
Regular 30-60 min 2.5-5 hr 6-8 Hr
Lispro 10-15 min 30-60 min 2-4 hr
NPH 2-4 hr 4-10 hr 10-16 hr
Lente - Slightly longer than NPH - D/C'd in US, 2006
Ultralente 6-10 hr NONE 18-24 hr - D/C'd in US
Aspart (Novalog) 5-10 min 1-3 hr 3/5 hr

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