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Fda Approves Novo Nordisk Fast-acting Insulin Fiasp

(Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Friday approved Novo Nordisk’s fast-acting insulin to treat diabetes. The product, known as Fiasp, is designed to help diabetics control post-meal spikes in blood sugar. It is already approved in Canada and Europe. Fiasp, or faster acting insulin asparte, is designed to work faster than existing fast-acting insulin such as Eli Lilly and Co’s Humalog and Novo Nordisk’s own NovoLog, known as NovoRapid outside the United States. Last year the FDA declined to approve the product and requested additional information. Continue reading >>

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  1. calivianya

    That's ridiculous. I get that every little bit of insulin counts, but I honestly think I would roll my eyes pretty hard if I ever got told to give half a unit of insulin.

  2. MunoRN

    There probably isn't much difference between given 0.5 units lispro and giving none at all, why are you giving 0.5 units?

  3. mmc51264, MSN

    that is ridiculous. Our ss usually starts at glucose over 200 and goes up by 1 unit per 50 points over; up to 350 at which time, if it is >350, call provider.

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