Comparing long-acting insulins? Tresiba may come out ahead. With the exception of NPH insulins like Humulin N and Novolin N (which are now considered to be intermediate acting), they are all going to cost you. So, if you are already paying big bucks for your long-acting insulin, here are some things to think about.
What is a long-acting or basal insulin?
This is your baseline insulin, the insulin that is secreted to control your sugars when you are not eating (also known as the fasting state). See More