lispro insulin


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lispro insulin

a modified version of natural human insulin, synthesized by a genetically programmed strain of nonpathogenic Escherichia coli, in which the amino acids lysine (Lys) and proline (Pro) near the end of the B chain are transposed. This chemical alteration yields an insulin with a much faster onset of action, which reaches its peak effect earlier than regular insulin.
[Lys + Pro]
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lis·pro in·su·lin

(lis'prō in'sŭ-lin)
A modified version of natural human insulin, synthesized by a genetically programmed strain of nonpathogenic Escherichia coli, in which the amino acids lysine (Lys) and proline (Pro) near the end of the B chain are transposed. This chemical alteration yields an insulin with a much faster onset of action, which reaches its peak effect earlier than regular insulin. Unlike other insulins, it is available only by prescription.
[Lys + Pro]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

lis·pro in·su·lin

(lis'prō in'sŭ-lin)
A modified version of natural human insulin, with a much faster onset of action, which reaches its peak effect earlier than regular insulin; available only by prescription.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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In the trial, one group of 187 adult patients who had been on insulin glargine plus oral agents but who were not well-controlled were put on a regimen of glargine insulin in the evenings together with lispro insulin at mealtime.
Grey, Boland, and Tamborlane (1999) found that teenagers on multiple daily injections who had not reached their metabolic treatment goals were given the opportunity to use lispro insulin. Lispro insulin has a more rapid onset that regular insulin and is administered immediately prior to eating meals.
Starlix "should be thought of as an oral agent analogous to Lispro insulin, which is taken immediately before meals, acts very rapidly, and then gets out of the way," said Dr.
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