insulin aspart protamine/insulin aspart - injection, Novolog Mix

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GENERIC NAME: INSULIN ASPART PROTAMINE/INSULIN ASPART - INJECTION (IN-sue-lin AS-part PRO-tah-meen/ IN-sue-lin AS-part)

BRAND NAME(S): Novolog Mix

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USES: Insulin aspart protamine/insulin aspart is used along with a proper diet and exercise program to control high blood sugar. It is used in people with type 1 (insulin-dependent) or type 2 diabetes. This product is a combination of two man-made insulins: intermediate-acting insulin aspart protamine and rapid-acting insulin aspart. This combination starts working faster and lasts for a longer time than regular insulin.Insulin is a natural substance that allows the body to properly use sugar from the diet. It replaces the insulin that your body no longer produces, thereby lowering your blood sugar. Controlling high blood sugar helps prevent kidney damage, blindness, nerve problems, loss of limbs, and sexual function problems. Proper control of diabetes may also lessen your risk of a heart attack or stroke.

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