What is insulin aspart (rDNA origin) injection?

Insulin aspart (rDNA origin) injection, sold under the brand name NovoLog, is used by people with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes to regulate blood glucose levels. It is classified as a rapid-acting type of insulin and is injected into the body. In diabetes, the body does not make enough insulin, which is a chemical needed to maintain normal blood sugar levels. Without adequate insulin, blood sugar can become dangerously high, so insulin aspart (rDNA origin) injection works to lower blood sugar in those who have diabetes.

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