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Type I Diabetes: No U Turn

May 22, 2008
Many people with type 2 diabetes have to take insulin to control blood glucose levels. There are various types and brands of insulin to meet different needs. Synthetic human insulins produced by recombinant technology are most commonly used today. Human insulins generally have a more rapid onset and shorter duration of activity than pork-derived insulins. For further details on 24 hour insulin, read What Causes Diabetes?

Two 24 hour insulin types which are long acting are- ultralente insulin which prolongs the entry of insulin into the blood for four to six hours and remains active for 28 hours and ultra-long-acting glargine which is injected once a day. Its activity begins in just over an hour and is sustained at a relatively constant rate for 24 hours, without any peaks.

Another diabetes cure insulin is Lantus. It is the only insulin analog used once a day that is proven to lower basal glucose levels for a full 24 hours without any diabetes hgh. It is a long-acting insulin analog that helps the body regulate the removal of glucose from the bloodstream. It is the first analog with a 24-hour glucose lowering effect with no pronounced peak of action, providing a continuous, steady release. Lantus also demonstrates a slower, more prolonged absorption and a relatively constant concentration/time profile over 24 hours. Diabetes management requires that diabetes care should be kept at hand. Diabetes medicines are helpful in keeping type 2 diabetes under control.

Extreme hunger

Rapid weight loss

The causes of Type I Diabetes can be listed as: 1) Your body just stops making insulin. 2) The pancreas gets damaged. 3) The cells that make insulin are destroyed.

Ulralente (Humulin) and Glargine (Lantus) are two long acting synthetic human insulin medications that are commonly prescribed for diabetics. Ultralente enters the blood at a slow rate, remaining active for 28 hours. Glargine, injected daily, begins to work to regulate blood sugar levels in just over an hour and lasts up to 24hours. Both are used to treat Type I diabetes.

Once acquired, Type I is life altering. There are many complications that can accompany diabetes if not cared for properly. These can include kidney disease, heart disease, skin and eye complications. Difficulty healing can occur. In extreme cases, kidney, pancreas or islet cell transplants are needed.

Prevention is the best line of defense against developing diabetes.

Synthetic human insulin is produced by recombinant technology. This involves inserting portions of DNA into lab-cultivated yeasts and bacteria. The recombinant tend to have a more rapid affect on blood sugar levels, but shorter duration than animal derived insulin. Since 1982, synthetic human insulin has steadily replaced pork or beef derived insulin. Ulralente, also known as Humulin,is a long acting insulin. It prolongs the blood entry rate for four to six hours, remaining active for up to 28. Humulin is distributed by Eli Lili and Company. Glargine is an ultra-long acting insulin that need be injected once daily. It begins to work in just over an hour and continues to work for 24 hours, without peaks. Glargine is also known as Lantus, manufactured and marketed by the Sanofi-Aventis pharmaceutical corporation.

There is no cure for diabetes. But if you work with your health care team, eat right and exercise, you can live a great life and stay healthy.
About the Author
Julia Hanf author of the book How To Play the Diabetes Diet Game and Win Through a real life crisis Julia figured out how to live diabetes free. Visit http://www.yourdiabetescure.com and learn more about your solution for diabetes.
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