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Question:

From Pakistan:

My 11 year old son has diabetes and takes insulin three times in a day. I would like to give him only one injection per day. Is there any type of insulin that can be injected once a day?

Answer:

There is no insulin that given only once in a day might be able to confer a 11 years old boy even the least acceptable metabolic control. The modern concept of diabetes is to give a basal insulin, such as glargine (Lantus), once a day and lispro (Humalog) or aspart (NovoLog) before each meal.

MS

DTQ-20041019121357
Original posting 21 Oct 2004
Posted to Blood Tests and Insulin Injections and Insulin

  
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