Insulins

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Different types of insulin -- rapid acting, short acting, intermediate, very long acting, mixed-- onset, peak action, and durations.


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  • 1. 
    Humalog is a
    • A. 

      Long acting insulin

    • B. 

      Rapid acting insulin

    • C. 

      Mixed insulin

  • 2. 
    Humalog has an onset time of
    • A. 

      10-15 minutes

    • B. 

      5-15 minutes

    • C. 

      2-3 hours

  • 3. 
    Humalog has a peak action time of one hour
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 4. 
    Humalog has a duration of 24 hours
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 5. 
    Novolog has an onset time of
    • A. 

      1-2 hours

    • B. 

      10-20 minutes

    • C. 

      5-15 minutes

  • 6. 
    Novolog has a peak action of 40-50 minutes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 7. 
    Novolog has a duration of
    • A. 

      2-6 hours

    • B. 

      2-4 hours

    • C. 

      12-24 hours

  • 8. 
    Apidra has an onset of 5-15 minutes
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    Apidra has a duration of
    • A. 

      1 hour

    • B. 

      2 hours

    • C. 

      6 hours

  • 10. 
    Novolog is a rapid acting insulin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 11. 
    Humalog has an onset time of
    • A. 

      2-3 hours

    • B. 

      10-20 minutes

    • C. 

      10-15 minutes

  • 12. 
    Rapid acting insulins are
    • A. 

      Humalog

    • B. 

      Apidra

    • C. 

      NPH (isophane)

    • D. 

      Apidra

    • E. 

      Lantus

  • 13. 
    Humulin R is a
    • A. 

      Short acting insulin

    • B. 

      Rapid acting insulin

    • C. 

      Mixed insulin

  • 14. 
    Humulin R has an onset time of 2-3 hours
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 15. 
    Humulin R has a peak action time of
    • A. 

      4-6 hours

    • B. 

      2-3 hours

    • C. 

      5-15 minutes

  • 16. 
    Humulin R is a short acting insulin
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 17. 
    Short acting Regular insulin (Humulin R and Novolin R) is the only type of insulin that can be given IV
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 18. 
    Humulin R has a duration time of
    • A. 

      2-3 hours

    • B. 

      12-24 hours

    • C. 

      4-6 hours

  • 19. 
    Short acting insulins include
    • A. 

      Humalog

    • B. 

      Humulin R

    • C. 

      Lantus

    • D. 

      Novolin R

  • 20. 
    Novolin R has a peak action time of 2-3 hours
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 21. 
    Novolin R and Humulin R are short acting Regular insulins
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 22. 
    NPH (isophane) is an
    • A. 

      Rapid acting insulin

    • B. 

      Intermediate acting insulin

    • C. 

      Mixed insulin

  • 23. 
    NPH (isophane) insulin has an onset time of 1-2 hours.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 24. 
    NPH (isophane) has:
    • A. 

      An onset time of 2-4 hours

    • B. 

      An onset time of 1-2 hours

    • C. 

      A peak time of 4-12 hours

    • D. 

      A peak time of 6-8 hours

  • 25. 
    NPH (isophane) has a duration time of
    • A. 

      12-24 hours

    • B. 

      16-20 hours

    • C. 

      5-15 minutes