mix Humalog (lispro) with long-acting insulins

Patients often ask if they can mix Humalog (lispro) with long-acting insulins...NPH, Lente, or Ultralente.

Humalog has a rapid onset that allows patients to inject it right before, or immediately after, meals.

Many patients also need a long-acting insulin to control blood glucose...but there were concerns that mixing a long-acting insulin with Humalog might slow its onset.

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