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insulin timing

onset, peak, duration, of insulin

Rapid Acting Lispro(humalog) Aspart(novolog) ONSET: 15 min Peak: 1-1.5 hours DURATION: 3-4 hrs
REGULAR = R (Humalog R, Novolin R) ONSET: 30-60 min PEAK: 2-3 hours DURATION: 4-6 hours
INTERMEDIATE = NPH or N ONSET: 2-4 hours PEAK: 4-12 hours DURATION: 16-20 hours
LONG-ACTING (Lantus/glargine, Detemir/levemir) ONSET: 1 hour PEAK: NONE DURATION: 24 hours
IV insulin type use REGULAR Humalog R, Novolin R
Insulin Pump type use RAPID Lispro/humalog, Aspart/novolog
N or NPH hypoglycemia occurs... so eat a snack at _ and _ hypoglycemia: mid to late afternoon snackies at onset & peak (bt breakfast and lunch, lunch and dinner)
Created by: melissalouise