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Question:

From Indianapolis, Indiana, USA:

I'm female, age 39, Type 1 diabetes for 25 years. I have just recently started using Humalog. Can I mix Humalog and NPH insulin in the same shot?

Answer:

Yes, if you're mixing lispro insulin [Humalog®] with Lilly's brand of NPH (Humulin N). There's some information that the duration of action of the Humalog will be a bit longer if mixed with the NPH, than when it's used alone.

Maybe, but it's not advised, if you're mixing Humalog with Novo's brand of NPH (Novolin N).

SS

Original posting 17 Jun 97

  
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