Generic Name: INSULIN ASPART - INJECTION Pronounced: (IN-sue-lin AS-part) Novolog PenFill SubQ Uses
Insulin aspart is a man-made product almost identical to
human insulin that is used to treat diabetes mellitus. Like other insulin
products, it works by helping sugar (glucose) get into cells. It starts working
faster and lasts for a shorter time than regular insulin.
Insulin aspart is usually used in combination with a
medium- or long-acting insulin product injected under the skin to control high
Even with diabetes, you can lead an active and healthy
life if you eat a balanced diet, exercise regularly, and take your insulin as
directed. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness,
nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of
diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke.
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If you forgot to test, you’re in good company. It seems that the scientific researchers whom you rely on for your professional guidance on diabetes made the same mistake. When they tested the short-acting insulins, they forgot that the great majority of us with type 2 diabetes carry around too much weight. This awful report just came out in a late-breaking abstract presented at the American Diabetes Association’s scientific sessions in Chicago . Dr. Jean L. Ardilouze, a professor of medicine at University of Sherbrooke in Quebec, Canada, and three colleagues presented “In Obese Subjects with Type 2 Diabetes, Are Short Acting Insulin Analogues That Short?” Their conclusion was this: In healthy normal weight subjects, our results reproduced data accepted and used in daily practice for insulin prescriptions. However, in a population of obese subjects with type 2 diabetes, we show for the first time that plasma levels of short-acting insulins are blunted, at low dosage, and severely delay...
I recently received the following e-mail: I'm borderline diabetic so I haven't learnt much yet about diabetes or the medication used to treat it but I am now aware of news items concerning diabetes. The other day I saw a news item that said that non-human insulin is about twice as expensive as human insulin so the NHS (I live in the UK) has advised doctors to prescribe the cheaper alternative to new cases. This worries me because I have tried to stay off insulin by losing weight etc., and now feel that my reward might be to be prescribed an inferior form of insulin when I do need it. I've heard that the human insulin increases body fat which would also reverse all my efforts and demotivate me. What is your view on this?
First, we need to clarify what "non-human" insulin you are talking about. I initially thought you meant animal-source insulin, but finding a recent news story about the NHS's concern, it appears your concern is with the recently-developed insuli...
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