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*The long-acting insulin may work the best between 4 and 8 hours.
**Lantus and Levemir cannot be mixed with any other insulin.
Premlintide acetate injection:
*Used the sulfonylureas, metformin or TZD.
**Used with insulin.
Most insulins are available in a pre-filled pen you throw away after use. See the product insert for specific use guidelines.
First published: 12/01/2006
Last updated: 02/05/2013
Reviewed by: Allina Health Patient Education experts