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Human mixtard insulin
M having diabetes mellitus type 1 since 2012 and m taking human mixtard 30/70 (biphasic isophane) for a couple of months and i wanted to know when it starts working and how long it stays in body . For eg novorapid starts working in 10 mins and lasts for 3 hours in the body . Like that .
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Its a premix insulin with a  combination of short acting component (30%) and intermediate acting component(70%). The former starts working in 30 mins and lasts around 6 to 8 hrs.  The latter lasts around 12 to 14 hours. However, I do not advocate the use of premix insulins in type 1 diabetics.
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