MedSelfEd Patient Education: Care Task Slide 9 of 29 - Types of Insulin and Their Uses
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020


  • Humalog and Novolog are used as "bolus" insulins to be given 15 minutes before a meal.
  • Most patients also need a longer-acting insulin to maintain good control of their blood sugar. Humalog and Novolog can be mixed with NPH, Lente and Ultralente insulins.
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