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How to select the dosage form of insulin?

Insulin has a variety of dosage forms, including short-acting, intermediate-acting and long-acting dosage forms. There are three options for treatment as follows:

It is important to note that short-acting, intermediate-acting and long-acting dosage forms insulin all cannot be used for intravenous injection, and can also not be used for emergency treatment of diabetic patients with acute complications such as ketoacidosis diabetic coma.

Insulin therapy should follow the principle of individualized medication. Corresponding treatment plan should be adopted according to each diabetes patient's disease type, disease condition, age, body weight, liver and kidney function, work and rest rules, economic conditions and so on.

See also:
item Principles of the Treatment of Diabetes
item Five Contraindications for Diabetes
item Insulin:

item Hypoglycemic drugs:

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