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On this podcast episode, I discuss the pharmacology, adverse effects, and drug interactions of insulin lispro (Humalog).
I spend some time on this podcast episode discussing carb ratios and sliding scale insulin when using insulin lispro.
Potassium is critical to monitor in diabetic ketoacidosis as insulin therapy can cause significant hypokalemia.
Sliding-scale insulin lispro is discouraged in the overwhelming majority of situations. Ideally, we should be more proactive about insulin administration to reduce the risk of hyperglycemia spikes.
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