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Initiation and intensification of the type 2 diabetes therapy with human insulins — practical approach

Jacek Sieradzki
Diabetologia Kliniczna 2012;1(1):33-37.

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Vol 1, No 1 (2012)
Pharmaceutical news
Published online: 2012-04-11

Abstract

Premixed insulins have a very important role in thetherapy of type 2 diabetes after fail of the oral treatment. In initiation of insulin therapy, after short periodof combined therapy with oral drugs and NPHinsulin, introduction of premixed insulins is necessary.Often the initiation of insulin therapy with twodaily injections of premixed insulins is also accepted.There are no serious differences in effects of therapybetween human and analog premixed insulins.After introduction of human premixed insulins theimprovement in quality of life was observed. In somecircumstances there is superiority of human premixedinsulins in comparison to analog premixed insulins,eg. in gastroparesis or in patients preferring snacksbetween main meals. (Diabet. Klin. 2012; 1, 1: 33–37)

Abstract

Premixed insulins have a very important role in thetherapy of type 2 diabetes after fail of the oral treatment. In initiation of insulin therapy, after short periodof combined therapy with oral drugs and NPHinsulin, introduction of premixed insulins is necessary.Often the initiation of insulin therapy with twodaily injections of premixed insulins is also accepted.There are no serious differences in effects of therapybetween human and analog premixed insulins.After introduction of human premixed insulins theimprovement in quality of life was observed. In somecircumstances there is superiority of human premixedinsulins in comparison to analog premixed insulins,eg. in gastroparesis or in patients preferring snacksbetween main meals. (Diabet. Klin. 2012; 1, 1: 33–37)
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Keywords

type 2 diabetes, initiation of insulin therapy, premixed human insulins, premixed analog insulins, quality of life

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Title

Initiation and intensification of the type 2 diabetes therapy with human insulins — practical approach

Journal

Clinical Diabetology

Issue

Vol 1, No 1 (2012)

Pages

33-37

Published online

2012-04-11

Bibliographic record

Diabetologia Kliniczna 2012;1(1):33-37.

Keywords

type 2 diabetes
initiation of insulin therapy
premixed human insulins
premixed analog insulins
quality of life

Authors

Jacek Sieradzki

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