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RNSG 1341

Insulin Preparations

lispro (Humalog) Rapid acting
aspart (NovoLog) Rapid acting
glulisine (Apidra) Rapid acting
regular (Novalin-R, Humulin-R) Short acting
NPH (Humlin N, Novolin N) Intermediate acting
detemir (Levemir) Intermediate acting
glargine (Lantus) Long acting
glargine Clear insulin
detemir Clear insulin
(Humalog) lispro
lispro Onset 15 min Peak - 1-1.5 hr Duration - 3-4 hrs
aspart Onset 15 min Peak 40-50 min Duration 3-5 hrs
glulisine Onset 15 min Peak 1-1.5 hr Duration 3-5 hrs
regular insulin Onset 30 min-1 hr Peak 2-3 hrs Duration 4-6 hrs
NPH Onset 2 hr Peak 6-8 hrs Duration 12-16 hrs
detemir Onset Gradual Peak 6-8 hrs Duration 17-24 hrs
glargine Onset 1.1 hr Peak 3-4 hrs Duration 10-24 hrs
Dangerous A1c Greater than 13
HHS Seen in Type 2 diabetes ( osmolarity of 320 or greater)
Regular insulin name Humulin-R
Regular insulin name Novalin-R
Created by: pdimple