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New Fast-acting Mealtime Insulin, Fiasp®, Now Approved And Available In Canada For The Treatment Of Diabetes

Faster absorption of insulin key for Canadians living with diabetes Approximately 11 million Canadians live with diabetes or prediabetes and that number is set to increase to more than 13 million by 2026.3 Diabetes can lead to serious complications if left untreated or improperly managed, including heart attack, stroke, kidney failure, blindness and amputation.4 Achieving optimal glycemic control is recommended by Diabetes Canada to reduce the incidence and slow the progression of diabetes-related complications.5 Yet, limiting postprandial (post-meal) glycemic (PPG) excursions has been one of the most challenging aspects in achieving adequate glycemic control.6 Fiasp® is an innovative formulation of insulin aspart that more closely matches the natural physiological insulin response of a person without diabetes, after a meal, compared with NovoRapid® (conventional insulin aspart).7 Fiasp® also has the option of a flexible dosing regimen (up to two minutes before a meal and up to 20 minutes after starting a meal), without compromising overall glycemic control or safety.1,8 "People living with diabetes often struggle to control blood glucose around mealtimes, which can be extremely Continue reading >>

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  1. ginski326

    Mixing N & R in same syringe

    My doctor just switched me to a 100 unit syringe. I usually do 2 injections - N & R. Now I can do only one if I put them both in the bigger syringe. Does it matter what order they go in?

  2. furball64801

    I have to ask are you taking both at the same time, did I miss something is your dose high enough you cant take more than one injection per day. Do you also not have more than one syringe you can use, I dont know that they are to big mixed insulins.

  3. ginski326

    I take 50 units of NPH and 10 units of R before breakfast & dinner. It said on the box they gave me of these new syringes that if you're mixing insulins, check with your dr. Can't contact him til Mon

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