Flashcards in Units 9/10 Deck (7)
What area of the body is compromised with type 1 diabetes ?
The Beta cells in the Islets of Langerhans.
What is Humulin R and what are its onset/peak/duration?
Humulin R (humalog) and Novalin R (Novolog) are are short acting insulins.
.5 hr. 2-4 hrs. 5-7 hrs.
What is Lente, and what is its onset/peak/duration?
Lente is an intermediate acting insulin .
2-4 hrs . 6-12 hrs. 18-26
What is NPH insulin?
It is an intermediate acting insulin. (Humulin N/Novolin N)
1.5 hrs. 4-12 hrs. 16- 24 hrs.
What is Glargine? Onset/peak/duration?
Insulin Glargine is a long acting insulin.
2-4 hrs. No peak. 24 hrs.
What is Actos? Warnings?
It is a TZD (Thiazolidinedipne ) used to control blood glucose. It increases sensitivity of glucose receptors.
Warnings are bladder cancer and liver function.