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prandial

 [pran´de-al]
pertaining to a meal.

pran·di·al

(pran'dē-ăl),
Relating to a meal.
[L. prandium, breakfast]

prandial

/pran·di·al/ (pran´de-il) pertaining to a meal.

prandial

[pran′dē·əl]
Etymology: L, prandium, meal
pertaining to a meal. The term is used in relation to timing, such as postprandial or preprandial. prandiality, n.

pran·di·al

(pran'dē-ăl)
Relating to a meal.
[L. prandium, breakfast]

prandial

Referring to a meal, or to the effects of a meal. Prandial insulin is insulin given in the attempt to mimic the response of endogenous insulin to food intake.

pran·di·al

(pran'dē-ăl)
Relating to a meal.
[L. prandium, breakfast]

prandial

pertaining to a meal.
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The addition of rapid-acting insulin analogues prandially to a regimen of basal insulin or basal-bolus therapy can be used to more closely mimic physiologic insulin secretion and may be needed when basal insulin replacement alone is insufficient to reach target levels of glycemic control.
Prandin(TM) has a rapid onset of action, is quickly removed from the bloodstream and is therefore dosed prandially.