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What is Humulin R?

Humulin R is a man-made form of insulin that is used to treat diabetes. Humulin R is made of insulin regular, a fast-acting form of insulin, to lower the blood's sugar levels. Humulin R is taken as an injection and is available both over-the-counter and by prescription.

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