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Is Lantus real Insulin, and is it carcinogenic?

Lantus is insulin that has been chemically-modified in a couple positions to make it longer-acting and without peaks. A report from the FDA suggested that there is a possible link between Lantus and cancer. However, the risk of cancer associated with Lantus is not well defined and more studies are being conducted to determine if there is truly a link between Lantus and cancer. The FDA is recommending that you continue with your current insulin therapy, especially if you have found it helpful in the management of your diabetes. For more information on risk associated please consult your doctor.

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