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1

What type of insulin is Humalog (Lispro)

Rapid acting

(4-6 hrs)

2

What type of insulin is Novolog (Aspart)

Rapid acting

(4-6 hrs)

3

What type of insulin is Apidra (Glulisine)

Rapid acting

(4-6 hrs)

4

What type of insulin is Regular insulin

Short acting

(6-8 hrs)

5

What kind of insulin is Glipizide

Short acting

(6-8hrs)

6

What type of insulin is NPH (Novalin or Humalin)

Intermediate acting

(14-20hrs)

7

What type of insulin is lente?

Intermediate acting

(14-20hrs)

8

What type of insulin is Glargine (Lantus)

Long acting

(20-24hrs)

9

What type of insulin is Levemir (Detemir)

Long acting

(20-24hrs)

11

What type of insulin is ultralente?

Long acting

(20-24hrs)

12

What type of insulin is PZI?

Long acting

(20-24hrs)

13

How long does it take for rapid acting insulins to start working?

15-30min

14

When is the peak action for rapid acting insulins?

1-2 hrs

15

What is the duration of action for rapid acting insulin?

4-6 hr

16

How long does it take for short acting insulins to start working?

30min-1hr

17

When is the peak action for short acting insulins?

2-4hrs

18

What is the duration of action for short acting insulin?

6-8hrs

19

How long does it take for intermediate acting insulins to start working?

2-4hrs

20

When is the peak action for intermediate acting insulins?

8-10hrs

21

What is the duration of action for intermediate acting insulin?

14-20hrs

22

How long does it take for long acting insulins to start working?

1-2hrs

22

When is the peak action for long acting insulins?

None

(Because you only give it SID, so peak is basically 24hrs)

23

What is the duration of action for long acting insulin?

20-24hrs

24

Which insulin requires some functional β-cells and only works on cats?

Glipizide