Insulin for Diabetes Treatment: Types Side Effects Index

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There are a variety of types and preparations of insulin for the treatment of type 1 and type 2 diabetes, gestational diabetes, diabetes during pregnancy, metabolic syndrome, and insulin resistance. Human insulin preparations and regular insulin are made by recombinant DNA technology. Examples of preparations of insulin include rapid acting insulin (Apirda, Novolog, Humalog), short acting insulin (Novolin R, Humulin R), intermediate acting insulin (Humulin N, Novolin N, and long lasting insulin (Lantus, Levemir). Common side effects of insulin include hypoglycemia, headache, weight gain, rash, itching, flu-like symptoms, lipoatrophy, and reaction at the site of injection. Warnings, precautions, and drug interactions should be reviewed prior to taking insulin.

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Terms related to Insulin for Diabetes Treatment: Types Side Effects:

  • Apirda
  • Humalog
  • Humulin N
  • Humulin R
  • Intermediate Acting Insulin
  • Lantus
  • Levemir
  • Long Acting Insulin
  • Novolin N
  • Novolin R
  • Novolog
  • NPH
  • Preparations of Insulin
  • Rapid Acting Insulin
  • Short Acting Insulin
  • Side Effects of Insulin
  • Types of Insulin