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What insulin can be taken for gestational diabets?

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Dr. Praveen

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Posted on Sat, 19 Jul 2014 in General Health
Question: SIR ,
WHAT IS THE INSULIN OF CHOICE IN GESTATIONAL DIABETES
HUMAN INSULIN OR INSULIN ANALOGUES ?
50/50 OR 30/70 INSULIN ?
WHAT IS YOUR FIRST CHOICE?
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Answered by Dr. Praveen 4 hours later
Brief Answer:
I premix over regular

Detailed Answer:
Hi dear.Thanks for writing on HCM.

I were to prefer premix (50/50 or 30/70) over analogues as first choice since it is long acting and convenient dosage(twice daily).Advantage of premix is convenience(twice daily) over regular(thrice daily).Initially I start with premix 30/70 monitor blood sugars and then if the fasting sugars are high then would switch on 50/50.

However long acting analogues(glargine/detemir) are used but not recommended.

Hope this answers your query.
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