Lente Insulin


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Noun1.Lente Insulin - trade names for forms of insulin that are used to treat diabetes mellitus
insulin - hormone secreted by the isles of Langerhans in the pancreas; regulates storage of glycogen in the liver and accelerates oxidation of sugar in cells
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For example, administration of a mixed regular plus NPH or lente insulin at suppertime to target a FBG of 125 to 145 mg/dL (approximately 7-8 mmol/L) could result in hypoglycemia between midnight and 3:00 AM.
Traditional intermediate- and long-acting insulins (NPH insulin, lente insulin, and ultralente insulin) are limited by inconsistent absorption and peaks of action that may result in hypoglycemia (Table 2 and Fig.