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Re: [IP] novolog - like humalog



No it is not Lantus.  Lantus is a long-acting insulin and Novolog is a
fast-acting, just like Humalog.

email @ redacted wrote:
> 
> There's an article in "Diabetes Interview", July 2001.  It is Lantus, by
> Aventis, of Bridgewater, NJ.  Physicians are calling it "Advancement in Basal
> Insulin Coverage".  Dr. John Buse, director of the University of No.
> Carolina's Diabetes Center, conducted a trial on patients that were not doing
> well on NPH or Ultralente.  Their control was improved by the use of Lantus,
> and multiple injections were reduced to one injection a day.  However, this
> does not mean that patients take only one shot a day, and it is not meant to
> replace short acting insulins such as Regular or Humalog, which provide
> Bolus. The FDA approved it on May 22, 2001.
> Ellie
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