NPH insulin


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i·so·phane in·su·lin

a modified form of insulin composed of insulin, protamine, and zinc; an intermediately acting preparation used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
Synonym(s): NPH insulin

NPH Insulin

a trademark for an insulin suspension (isophane).

NPH in·su·lin

(in'sŭ-lin)
Modified form of insulin composed of insulin, protamine, and zinc; an intermediately acting preparation used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
Synonym(s): isophane insulin.
[Neutral Protamine Hagedorn]

NPH in·su·lin

(in'sŭ-lin)
Modified form of insulin composed of insulin, protamine, and zinc; an intermediate-acting preparation used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus.
Synonym(s): isophane insulin.
[Neutral Protamine Hagedorn]
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Randomized cross-over trial of insulin glargine plus lispro or NPH insulin plus regular human insulin in adolescents with type 1 diabetes on intensive insulin regimens.
Meta-analysis of maternal and neonatal outcomes associated with the use of insulin glargine versus NPH insulin during pregnancy.
A potential major advantage of insulin glargine over NPH insulin and ultralente preparations is a lack of pronounced peaks in plasma insulin concentrations and a more constant delivery of insulin over a 24 hour period.
He self-adjusted his NPH insulin dosage according to whether he was using 4.
In addition, a randomized trial demonstrated the addition of either insulin glargine or NPH insulin to oral therapy is effective in achieving target AlC values of 7% (Riddle, Rosenstock, Gerich, & Insulin Glargine 4002 Study Investigators, 2003).
In the past, basal insulin such as NPH insulin has been problematic, because it has a peak in activity often requiring either inadequate dosing or supplemental glucose (4).
In isoglycaemic clamp studies, insulin detemir has demonstrated improved pharmacokinetic and pharmacodynamic activity combined with improved within-patient variability compared with NPH insulin (11-13), or insulin glargine (11,14).
Pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of subcutaneous injection long-acting human insulin analogue glargine, NPH insulin and ultralente human insulin and continuous subcutaneous infusion of insulin lispro.
Some people who take a noon shot still do better with a small amount of NPH insulin in the morning," he said.
Amanda's pre-camp insulin dose was 25 units NPH insulin and 15 units Regular insulin before breakfast and 15 units NPH insulin and 8 units Regular insulin before supper (1.