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Is the newer premixed insulin better for lowering blood sugar?

The newer premixed insulins (Humalog 50/50, Humalog 75/25, Novolog 70/30) work better than the older premixed insulins (Humulin 70/30, Novolin 70/30) for lowering blood sugar just after injection at meal time. The older and the newer premixed insulins are equally effective at lowering fasting blood sugar (just before eating). If you have any questions or concerns about your diabetes, talk with your doctor or healthcare provider to understand your options.

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