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Re: [IPk] ID cards

> Lasts 20 minutes? 
> How can Actrapid last on;y 20 minutes when given by IV as opposed to
> 4-6 hours by subcutaneous injection? I can understand it getting
> there faster (I'd forgotten about that) but how can it only last so
> little time?

The time it takes to get through the tissue and into the blood stream 
is what accounts entirely for the activation curve published by the 
drug maker. If the insulin is administered IV, it is available for 
the cells to use immediately.
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