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Humalog vs Levemir

Humalog
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Levemir
Other name: Lispro (Lispro)
Other name: Insulin Detemir (Insulin Detemir)
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Prescribing mode:
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Insulin lispro (marketed by Eli Lilly and Company as "Humalog") is a fast acting insulin analogue it was the first insulin analogue, and is similar to insulin aspart.Engineered through recombinant DNA technology, the penultimate lysine and proline resid...
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Insulin detemir is a long-acting human insulin analogue for maintaining the basal level of insulin. Novo Nordisk markets it under the trade name Levemir. It is an insulin analogue in which a fatty acid (myristic acid) is bound to the lysine amino a...
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About Humalog
Insulin lispro (marketed by Eli Lilly and Company as "Humalog") is a fast acting insulin analogue it was the first insulin analogue, and is similar to insulin aspart.Engineered through recombinant DNA technology, the penultimate lysine and proline resid...
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Humalog
About Levemir
Insulin detemir is a long-acting human insulin analogue for maintaining the basal level of insulin. Novo Nordisk markets it under the trade name Levemir. It is an insulin analogue in which a fatty acid (myristic acid) is bound to the lysine amino a...
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Levemir and Humalog, all my numbers improved. Improving the...
" ...we finally reached the optimal Levemir dosage, I was still spiking ...of both Levemir and Humalog, all my numbers improved. Improving the postprandial (after ...meal) numbers meant less work for the Levemir... "

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I was allergic to the drug and switched me to Humalog
" I used Levemir for about 4 months. I had pain with every injection and ...that my doctor determined I was allergic to the drug and switched... "

Humalog which has never bothered me but my basal Lantus...
" I take Humalog which has never bothered ...my basal Lantus did....breaking my face out very noticably. A switch to Levemir worked for... "

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does not go above 10 mmol/l . I feel shortness of breath...
" I am diabetic 2. Taking Levemir 23 units at night. 13 unit humalog in every meal. Sugar is not very well controlled yet. But does not go above 10 mmol/l . I  feel... "

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blood sugarI am type I on humalog and Levemir. I now have a...
" ...I am type I on humalog and Levemir. I now have a CGM, which is great, but shows me that my current breakfast does not work-- spikes up and then crashes down. I like eggs, but not every day. I... "

lunch), and humalog at dinner. It worked well, but there...
" Quote: We weren't using levemir, but my daughter was on ...night as the basal insulin, humalog and NPH in the morning ...to cover lunch), and humalog at dinner. It worked well, but there was... "

this time???maybe give the Humalog a bit earlier and see i...
" ...at this time??? maybe give the Humalog a bit earlier and see ...Amanda before the pump was on Lantus and Novolog for over a year then we switched to Levemir and she did do much better but Amanda... "

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and waitng for 20 minutes, I start feeling hypo. though...
" Taking humalog and waitng for 20 minutes, I start feeling hypo. though sugar is already 10. In 20 minutes ...come 10 and 11. I have given one unit Levemir at 11am and took 25 units of levemir yesterday... "

hours) and then take Humalog insulin! He is taking newer...
" ...24 hours) and then take Humalog insulin! He is taking newer insulin - Levemir came out after Lantus and I did much better on Levemir than I ever did... "

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after meals hope it's sorted out tomorrow as don't like...
" ...on my old dosages of Levimer 42 in the morning & ...intake & suggested we give 12 Levimer in morning & 12 ...plus 3 units of humalog after meals hope it's sorted out tomorrow as don't like having too many... "

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