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What area of the body is compromised with type 1 diabetes ?

The Beta cells in the Islets of Langerhans.

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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.

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What is Lente, and what is its onset/peak/duration?

Lente is an intermediate acting insulin .

2-4 hrs . 6-12 hrs. 18-26

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What is NPH insulin?

It is an intermediate acting insulin. (Humulin N/Novolin N)


1.5 hrs. 4-12 hrs. 16- 24 hrs.


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What is Glargine? Onset/peak/duration?

Insulin Glargine is a long acting insulin.


2-4 hrs. No peak. 24 hrs.

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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.

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What is Starlix and how does it work?

Starlix (Nateglinide) is meglitinide used to control post prandial blood glucose by increasing insulin production.