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Question Answer
Rapid-Acting Insulins (l-a-g) Onsetwithin 15 min
Rapid-Acting Insulins Peak30min-1 hr
Rapid-Acting Insulins Duration 2–4 hr
Regular insulin is short-acting insulin Onset0.5–1 hr
Regular insulin is short-acting Humulin/Novolin R Peak 2–3 hr
Regular insulin is short-acting Duration 4–6 hr (meal will occur within 20-30 min; rigid meal scheduling!)
Intermediate-acting insulin (protamine slows it) Onset 2 and 4 hr after injecting
Intermediate-acting insulin Peak between 4 and 12 hr
Intermediate-acting insulin Humulin N or Novolin N. (The "N" stands for NPH.)(The "N" stands for NPH.) Duration 16–20 hr
Long actingLantus (insulin glargine) and Levemir (insulin detemir) No peak
Long actingLantus (insulin glargine) and Levemir (insulin detemir) onset = 1hr
Long actingLantus (insulin glargine) and Levemir (insulin detemir) Duration 24hr
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