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Ryzodeg

Insulin Degludec and Insulin Aspart

Ryzodeg is part of the Insulins class and treats Diabetes Type 2 and Diabetes Type 1. Insulins are used to control blood sugar levels to treat diabetes type 1 and diabetes type 2 by helping the body convery sugar to energy. Ryzodeg is only available as a brand name drug. Compare insulins.
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Rapid-Acting Versus Long-Acting Insulin: What’s the Difference?

The GoodRx Pharmacist - November 21, 2017

For people who need to take insulin, there are a couple of different typeslong-acting, short-acting, rapid-acting, intermediate-acting, etc. That’s a lot of options!

One question I see most often is the difference between rapid-acting and long-acting insulins. So, let’s get into it.   

What is rapid-acting insulin?

Rapid-acting, or meal-time insulin, is a type of insulin that’s usually taken before, during, or after a meal to lower your blood sugar levels associated with meals. See More

This Class of Drugs Causes Almost 100,000 Annual Emergency Visits

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 07, 2016

Insulin: legal, widely used, and transforms lives. But there are risks—soon you’ll see why we try to spare our type II diabetics from having to start insulin. Using oral medications to their maximum dose and incorporating diet and lifestyle changes is the way to go before resorting to insulin.

Of course, tight blood sugar control is the goal for reducing diabetes related complications (kidney disease, eye disease, neuropathy) but insulin remains one of the most challenging aspects of diabetes management given the risks. See More

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