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Can you take rapid-acting insulin products at times other than before eating?

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Rapid-acting products can also be taken right after you eat, rather than 15 minutes before mealtime. You can take some of them at bedtime.

SOURCES:

The Department of Endocrinology at The Cleveland Clinic. 

Thomson Micromedex. 

Sanofi-aventis Group in the United States. 

New Zealand Ministry of Health.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 5, 2018

SOURCES:

The Department of Endocrinology at The Cleveland Clinic. 

Thomson Micromedex. 

Sanofi-aventis Group in the United States. 

New Zealand Ministry of Health.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Michael Dansinger on June 5, 2018

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