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insulin medication

Lispro(Humalog) Onset 10-15 min; Peak 1 hour; Duration 2-4 hours
Aspart (Novolog) Onset 5-15 min; Peak 40-50 mintues; Duration 2-4 hours
Humalog - Regular Onset 1 1/2 - 1 hour; Peak 2-3 hours; Duration 4-6 hours
NPH Onset 2-4 hours; Peak 4-12 hours;Duration 16-20 hours
Glargine (Lantus) Onset 1 hour; Peak NONE; Duration 24 hours
Detemir (Levemir) Onset 1 hour; Peak 6-8; Duration 24 hours
Rapid Acting insulin Instruct pt to eat no more than 5-15 mintues after injection
Intermediate Insulin may have to be split into 2 injections to achieve 24 hr coverage;cloudy insulin; can be mixed
Regular insulin Short acting insulin -clear insulin-administered 20 -30 minutes before a meal; only insulin that can be given IV; can be mixed
Very long actin insulin can not be mixed with any other insulin
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