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  • Humalog Side Effects
    A skin reaction, skin thickening, or pitting at the injection site are possible Humalog side effects. This eMedTV page also lists potentially serious side effects of Humalog, including signs of an allergic reaction and symptoms of low blood sugar.
  • Humalog Uses
    Humalog is used for controlling blood sugar after meals in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource describes how the drug works, explains whether it can be used in children, and discusses possible off-label Humalog uses.
  • Humalog Warnings and Precautions
    There is a lot of information to be aware of before using Humalog. Warnings and precautions are provided in this eMedTV article. This page describes in detail possible side effects of the drug and explains who should not use this form of insulin.
  • Humolog
    Humalog is a rapid-acting insulin used to control the blood sugar spikes that occur after meals. This eMedTV article discusses Humalog uses in more detail and explains when and how to use the medication. Humolog is a common misspelling of Humalog.
  • Humulin 50/50
    Humulin 50/50 is a non-prescription drug used to treat type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web resource describes how the medication works, explains when and how to use this form of insulin, and lists potential side effects that may occur.
  • Humulin 50/50 and Breastfeeding
    In general, Humulin 50/50 is considered safe for use while breastfeeding. Humulin 50/50, as this eMedTV page explains, is a type of insulin and would most likely be destroyed in the digestive tract of the infant if it does pass through breast milk.
  • Humulin 50/50 and Pregnancy
    Humulin 50/50 is typically considered safe for most pregnant women. As this page from the eMedTV Web library explains, if you are using Humulin 50/50 and pregnancy occurs, it is important to be aware that pregnancy may affect your insulin requirements.
  • Humulin 50/50 Dosage
    As this eMedTV page explains, there is no "standard" Humulin 50/50 dosage that will work for all people or for the same person in all situations. This page describes the factors that may affect your dosage and offers tips on using this form of insulin.
  • Humulin 50/50 Drug Interactions
    There are several medicines that may cause potentially dangerous interactions when taken with Humulin 50/50. This eMedTV article outlines several medications that can cause Humulin 50/50 drug interactions, and describes the complications that may occur.
  • Humulin 50/50 Insulin Information
    As explained in this eMedTV Web resource, Humulin 50/50 is a diabetes drug containing two types of insulin. This article provides more information on this product and includes a link to more details.
  • Humulin 50/50 Overdose
    A Humulin 50/50 overdose can cause dangerously low blood sugar levels, which can be lethal. This eMedTV article discusses possible symptoms of low blood sugar and also explains what treatments are available for people who overdose on this medication.
  • Humulin 50/50 Side Effects
    Potential Humulin 50/50 side effects include certain types of skin reactions and low blood sugar levels. This eMedTV segment takes an in-depth look at other common side effects of Humulin 50/50, as well as which ones may require immediate medical care.
  • Humulin 50/50 Uses
    Humulin 50/50 is used for treating type 1 diabetes or, in some cases, type 2 diabetes in adults. This eMedTV page offers more detail on Humulin 50/50 uses, including information on possible off-labels uses and whether it's safe for use in children.
  • Humulin 50/50 Warnings and Precautions
    If you currently have low blood sugar levels, you should not use Humulin 50/50. This eMedTV Web article describes other important Humulin 50/50 warnings and precautions, and includes information on who should not use this form of insulin.
  • Humulin 70/30
    Humulin 70/30 is a non-prescription medication used to control blood sugar in people with diabetes. This eMedTV segment explains how this drug works, lists some of its potential side effects, and offers detailed dosing information.
  • Humulin 70/30 and Breastfeeding
    Most doctors consider insulins (including Humulin 70/30) to be safe for breastfeeding women. This eMedTV segment offers more details on Humulin 70/30 and breastfeeding, including information on whether this drug passes through breast milk.
  • Humulin 70/30 and Pregnancy
    In general, most doctors consider Humulin 70/30 to be safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV Web page provides more information on Humulin 70/30 and pregnancy, and weighs the benefits and potential risks of using insulin while pregnant.
  • Humulin 70/30 Dosage
    A healthcare provider must individualize a Humulin 70/30 dosage for each person. This eMedTV article offers general dosing guidelines on this medication and explains what factors your healthcare provider may consider before making a recommendation.
  • Humulin 70/30 Drug Interactions
    Salicylates, beta blockers, and sulfa drugs may interact with Humulin 70/30. Drug interactions, as this eMedTV article explains, could increase the risk of low blood sugar levels, which can become very dangerous rather quickly.
  • Humulin 70/30 Insulin Information
    If you have diabetes, your healthcare provider may recommend a medication called Humulin 70/30. This eMedTV segment offers more details on Humulin 70/30, with information on what to discuss with your healthcare provider before starting treatment.
  • Humulin 70/30 Overdose
    An overdose of Humulin 70/30 can cause low blood sugar, which can be very dangerous. This eMedTV Web page lists possible symptoms of low blood sugar and explains how an overdose of this drug is usually treated.
  • Humulin 70/30 Side Effects
    Injection site skin reactions and low blood sugar are potential side effects of Humulin 70/30. As this eMedTV article explains, while most side effects are minor, some are potentially dangerous. Some of these serious side effects are listed on this page.
  • Humulin 70/30 Uses
    Humulin 70/30 is used for treating diabetes in adults. This article from the eMedTV Web site also explores possible off-label uses, describes how this insulin medication works, and explains whether it can be used in children.
  • Humulin 70/30 Warnings and Precautions
    If you have liver disease, tell your doctor before using Humulin 70/30. This eMedTV page lists other conditions you should tell your doctor about before trying Humulin 70/30. Warnings and precautions on who should not use this drug are also included.
  • Humulin N
    Available without a prescription, Humulin N is an insulin drug used for diabetes treatment. This eMedTV article describes how Humulin N works, explains how and when to use this form of insulin, and provides a list of possible side effects.
  • Humulin N and Breastfeeding
    Humulin N (NPH insulin) is generally considered to be safe for breastfeeding women and their infants. This eMedTV segment offers a more in-depth look at Humulin N and breastfeeding, and explains what would happen if the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Humulin N and Pregnancy
    Most healthcare providers consider Humulin N (NPH insulin) to be safe for use during pregnancy. This eMedTV article contains more information about Humulin N and pregnancy, and explains the importance of controlling your blood sugar during pregnancy.
  • Humulin N Dosage
    To help determine your Humulin N dosage, your doctor may recommend carbohydrate counting. This eMedTV segment covers Humulin N dosing in more detail and includes a list of other factors that can help determine an appropriate insulin dosage.
  • Humulin N Drug Interactions
    Salicylates, reserpine, and fibrate cholesterol medicines can cause Humulin N drug interactions. As this eMedTV Web page explains, Humulin N interactions may lead to dangerously low blood sugar, which could become life-threatening quite quickly.
  • Humulin N Insulin Information
    Are you looking for information on Humulin N insulin? This eMedTV article can help. It describes how the drug works to treat diabetes and lists the available forms. A link to more detailed information is also included.
  • Humulin N Overdose
    A Humulin N (NPH insulin) overdose may lead to dangerously low blood sugar levels. This section of the eMedTV Web site lists common symptoms of low blood sugar and explains how a Humulin N overdose could be treated.
  • Humulin N Side Effects
    Skin reactions or skin thickening at the injection site are potential Humulin N side effects. This eMedTV resource describes other possible side effects of Humulin N and includes a list of warning signs for potentially serious problems.
  • Humulin N Uses
    Humulin N is used for treating diabetes. This article from the eMedTV archives describes how this form of insulin works to control blood sugar levels throughout the day and discusses Humulin N uses in children.
  • Humulin N Warnings and Precautions
    You should not take Humulin N if you do not have diabetes. This eMedTV article explains who else should not take Humulin N. Warnings and precautions on what side effects may occur with this form of insulin are also listed on this page.
  • Humulin R
    Humulin R is an injectable medication used to treat both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV Web page describes how Humulin R works, explains how to use this form of insulin, and lists potential side effects that may occur with treatment.
  • Humulin R and Breastfeeding
    Humulin R is not expected to cause problems when used during breastfeeding. This eMedTV segment provides more information on Humulin R and breastfeeding, and explains why problems are not likely to occur even if the drug passes through breast milk.
  • Humulin R and Pregnancy
    In general, most doctors consider Humulin R to be safe for use during pregnancy. This part of the eMedTV library offers a more in-depth look at Humulin R and pregnancy, and covers the importance of controlling blood sugar levels during pregnancy.
  • Humulin R Dosage
    Your doctor can recommend a Humulin R dosage based on the carbohydrate content of your meals. This eMedTV page lists other factors your doctor will consider when making a Humulin R dosing recommendation and offers tips for using this form of insulin.
  • Humulin R Drug Interactions
    Alcoholic beverages and certain medications may cause negative Humulin R drug interactions. As this page on the eMedTV Web site explains, Humulin R interactions can result in dangerously low blood sugar, which can become quite serious very quickly.
  • Humulin R Insulin Information
    Humulin R is a short-acting insulin used to lower blood sugar in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV segment offers more information on Humulin R, with details on the different forms available and safety warnings to keep in mind.
  • Humulin R Overdose
    A Humulin R overdose may cause dizziness, cold sweats, and sweating (which are signs of low blood sugar). This eMedTV segment lists other warnings signs of low blood sugar and describes the steps a doctor may take to treat a Humulin R overdose.
  • Humulin R Side Effects
    Potential Humulin R side effects include injection site reactions and changes in blood sugar levels. This eMedTV segment also lists warnings signs of potentially serious side effects that require immediate medical attention (such as low blood sugar).
  • Humulin R Uses
    Humulin R is used for controlling blood sugar levels in people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes. This eMedTV resource explains how this form of insulin works, lists possible off-label Humulin R uses, and discusses the use of this drug in children.
  • Humulin R Warnings and Precautions
    Low blood sugar is the most common and usually most serious side effect of Humulin R. This eMedTV article takes a look at several other Humulin R warnings and precautions, including a list of people who should not take this form of insulin.
  • Identify Barriers
    You already know you should keep your blood sugar under control. But knowing is easier than doing. Take a few moments to identify what, exactly, is preventing you from achieving your blood sugar goals. Are you afraid of going too low (hypoglycemia)? Are you having trouble with your diet? Are you in denial? Do you see diabetic neuropathy (along with all the other complications of diabetes) as simply inevitable? Whatever the issue, taking time to think about it is the first step.
  • If I Have Diabetes, Can I Take Epsom Salt Baths?
    This segment of the eMedTV library explains why people with type 2 diabetes should avoid Epsom salt baths -- they shouldn't even soak their feet. This page describes the risks Epsom salt can present for a person with this medical condition.
  • If I Have Type 2 Diabetes, Can I Still Eat Candy?
    If you have type 2 diabetes, you can still eat chocolate or candy -- once in a while. This eMedTV resource explains how moderation is the key and offers healthier eating choices that make it easier to feel satisfied and not like you are "on a diet."
  • If I Have Type 2 Diabetes, Do I Need Insulin Shots?
    Just because you have type 2 diabetes, this doesn't automatically mean you need insulin. This eMedTV resource explains that oral drugs and lifestyle changes will typically be tried first, unless your blood sugar readings are above a certain level.
  • If My Parents Have Type 2 Diabetes, Will I Get It?
    If one or both parents have type 2 diabetes, will you automatically get it? This eMedTV article takes a look at the possible genetic component of this disease and explains how easy lifestyle changes may help you overcome this.
  • If You Have to Take Insulin, You Didn't Take Care of Yourself
    Fiction. When you first started to develop type 2 diabetes, your pancreas was still able to produce insulin. However, because your cells became more and more resistant to insulin, your pancreas needed to produce more and more. Eventually, the pancreas just can't keep up, even with oral diabetes medications to help, and insulin is needed to help keep your blood sugar in check. This can happen even if you've done everything right. It's just the progressive nature of the disease.
  • Implanted Lens Displacement Following Cataract Surgery (Risks)
    This multimedia clip explains how the implanted lens can become displaced after surgery.
  • Important Questions to Ask Your Doctor Once You've Been Diagnosed With Type 2 Diabetes
    Upon receiving a diagnosis of type 2 diabetes, you may initially feel overwhelmed. Don't worry! This eMedTV page has you covered. It provides detailed lists of questions to ask your healthcare provider about medications, treatment, tests, and more.
  • Increased Eye Pressure Following Cataract Surgery (Risks)
    This video explains why you may experience increased eye pressure after cataract surgery
  • Infection With Cataract Surgery (Risks)
    This video discusses the likelihood of developing infections after cataract surgery.
  • Inflammation Following Cataract Surgery (Risks)
    This video clip covers various causes of eye inflammation and describes treatment options.
  • Info on Diabetes
    Diabetes is a disorder in which the body is unable to convert food into energy properly. This eMedTV page gives a quick overview of diabetes, with info on symptoms, risk factors, and more. Also included is a link to more detailed information.
  • Information about Diabetes Insipidus
    Are you looking for information about diabetes insipidus? This eMedTV segment is a great place to start. It features a description of what diabetes insipidus is, common symptoms, and more. A link to more information is also included.
  • Information on Byetta
    As this eMedTV segment explains, Byetta is a prescription drug licensed to treat type 2 diabetes. This Web page provides some basic drug information on Byetta, such as how it works and what to discuss with your healthcare provider before using it.
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