How Many Common Medications for Type 1 Diabetes? 


Insulin is almost the best medication for type 1 diabetes, which is given by injection and features different types.
The choice of insulin depends on how severe your insulin depletion is. Options include:

Short-acting insulin

regular insulin (Humulin and Novolin)

Rapid-acting insulins

insulin aspart(NovoLog, FlexPen)

insulin glulisine (Apidra)

insulin lispro (Humalog)

Intermediate-acting insulin

insulin isophane (Humulin N, Novolin N)

Long-acting insulins

insulin degludec (Tresiba)

insulin detemir (Levemir)

insulin glargine (Lantus)

insulin glargine (Toujeo)

Combination insulins

NovoLog Mix 70/30 (insulin aspart protamine-insulin aspart)

Humalog Mix 75/25 (insulin lispro protamine-insulin lispro)

Humalog Mix 50/50 (insulin lispro protamine-insulin lispro)

Humulin 70/30 (human insulin NPH-human insulin regular)

Novolin 70/30 (human insulin NPH-human insulin regular)

Ryzodeg (insulin degludec-insulin aspart)


2. Amylinomimetic drug

Pramlintide (SymlinPen 120, SymlinPen 60) is an amylinomimetic drug that used before meals, delaying the time your stomach takes to empty itself.


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