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Re: [IP] Mystery challenge; sidenote

At 00:33 4/11/98 EDT, Barbara wrote:
>I beg to differ here re: insertion site in the muscle....absorption would be
>faster in a muscle area.  Muscle sites are recommended for faster absorption
>if one has a high BG that needs to come down fast. I don't recall any effect
>here that caused Lily to have a low BGwithin an hour of taking her bolus.
>Standard rule is:  IV is fastest absorption and fastest clearance from
>circulation, muscle site is next fastest, subcutaneous tissue slower (about
>5-15 minutes if Humalog and 20-30 if Regular).  

Just an interesting sidenote: Regular and Humalog both have the same
activity profile when administered intravenously.


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