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(also known as Humulin, Novolin)
Insulin (from Latin insula, "island", as it is produced in the Islets of Langerhans in the pancreas) is an anabolic polypeptide hormone that regulates carbohydrate metabolism. Apart from being the primary agent in carbohydrate homeostasis, it has effects on fat metabolism and it changes the liver's activity in storing ... more at Wikipedia

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Overall, 95% (647 Members) find Insulin (Regular and NPH) helpful

Insulin (Regular and NPH) Reviews

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using in insulin pump
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It works.
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added 50 units of nph daily
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I use this only if I need to
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I used to use this Insulin in my pre teen and teen years. It worked the best it could.
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This worked while I was first diganosed and for several years afterwards, just needed more freedom as my lifestyle changed.
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between 4-6 injections a day, annoying for any 18 year old but getting used to it now! When first started on new insulin, I put on alot of weight, extremely difficult to get rid off especially for a diabetic, but thankfully I am at a healthy weight and feel the benefits of doing the correct dose of insulin.
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I hate this it actually makes me gain weight which exacerbates the disease. I've asked several times to go back to oral meds, but they won't budge!
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I've been using this since I was 15yrs of age.
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