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RE: [IP] Regular Insulin-Bill





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> From: 	email @ redacted
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> Sent: 	Thursday, February 26, 1998 12:10 AM
> To: 	email @ redacted
> Subject: 	Re: [IP] Regular Insulin-Bill
> 
> Bill,
> 
> My question regarding scientific names for regular insulin, stems from
> the
> fact that I understand that Humalog is referred to as Lispro. I was
> wondering
> if other insulins have similar names that they are sometimes referred
> to as.
> 
>  
> 
> Thanks,
>  
> 
> Craig
> Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/
> 
Its true, that Humalog is LISPRO since that was the technical name that
Lilly used for developing humalog.  It refers to the name of the two
amino acids that were switched to make it.  As far as I know, regular
insulin is just insulin.  

Bill

Insulin-Pumpers website   http://www.bizsystems.com/Diabetes/