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Novolin R vs. Novolog for Diabetes

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Novolin R

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/ 566 posts
Other Names: Humulin R

Novolog

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Rating: 2 out of 5
Based on 566 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 2.5 out of 5
Based on 27,301 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Insulin is a hormone central to regulating carbohydrate and fat metabolism in the body. Insulin causes cells in the liver, muscle, and fat cell to take up glucose from the blood, storing it as glycogen in the liver and muscle. Insulin stops the use of fa... Read more on Wikipedia
A fast acting insulin analog (marketed by Novo Nordisk as "NovoLog/NovoRapid") is a man-made form of human insulin. A single amino acid has been slightly changed in its molecular structure. This change helps the fast-acting insulin analog absorb quickly into ... Read more on Wikipedia
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What patients are saying about Novolin R vs. Novolog

131 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
per meal). It's made a huge improvement in preventing hypos...
...switched from Novolin R during the day to Novalog (which is faster acting) (5-15 units per meal). It's made a huge improvement in preventing hypos for me. I'm still on Novolin N at...
switching from Novolog to Novolin R as your bolus insulin?...
...is a goo bolus insulin and Novolin R can be used ...used as basal insulin. So are you considering switching from Novolog to Novolin R as your bolus insulin? The best switch fo...
differently. I switched from Novolog to Novolin R about...
...not the same manufacturer as Novolin R, it's the same as ...metabolize them differently. I switched from Novolog to Novolin R about two years ago ...me, I'd definitely use Humulin R (Relio...
Walmart's Novolin R and I like it better than Novolog....
...better than Novolog. And it's $24.88 for a 1000 unit vial. I'm also using the Relion prime, the strips for which are 18 cents instead of more than one dollar for the accu...
sugar, and switching to Novolin R (from Novolog) and eating...
...dose for. Also I have pancreatitis and can't tolerate a ...I see a drop in blood sugar, and switching to Novolin R (from Novolog) and eating lots of small meals, to be the...
no problem with the post office either. novolog price:...
...the place I purchase my extra insulin from. humalog price: you can call and do a phone order or do it over ...problem with the post office either. novolog ...Novolin r is like the humil...
it starts working, unlike Novolog/Humalog which can start...
If you do end up switching to the Novolin R (I think WalMart sells it as their Relion ...it can take 20-40 minutes before it starts working, unlike Novolog/Humalog which can start around 15...
a while and I've noticed that I will also see some bleeding...
...at times. As for the Novolin R (and now also Novolog that I use when dining out) the stinging only happens once in a while and I've noticed that I will also see some bleeding at the site as...
at meal times my fasting blood sugar came down a good...
...or Novolin N and Novolin R. I have been on ...me. When I switched to Lantus, taken once a day in the late evening and Novolog at meal times my fasting blood sugar came down a good 50-60 points. ...
strait insulin Novolin R I had much better results on the...
...Metallic taste in my mouth whenever I ate ... I'm on strait insulin Novolin R I had much better results on the pen the fast acting insulin ...peaks in about two hours vs 15 min on the Novolog pe...
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