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Insulin Aspart, Recombinant (By injection)

Treats diabetes.

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Brand names include
Fiasp FlexTouch, NovoLOG PenFill
Other forms
By injection, Intravenous route, Subcutaneous route
Drug classes About this
Antidiabetic
Combinations including this drug

What works? Research summarized

Evidence reviews

Combination Use of Insulin and Incretins in Type 2 Diabetes [Internet]

The objective of this review was to summarize and critically appraise the evidence regarding the clinical effectiveness and harms of combination use of dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors or glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) analogues with insulin. The following research questions were assessed:

Type 1 Diabetes in Adults: Diagnosis and Management

Type 1 diabetes affects over 370,000 adults in the UK, representing approximately 10% of adults diagnosed with diabetes. Given the complexity of its treatment regimens, successful outcomes depend, perhaps more than with any other long-term condition, on full engagement of the adult with type 1 diabetes in life-long day-by-day self-management. In order to support this, the health service needs to provide informed, expert support, education and training as well as a range of other more conventional biomedical services and interventionsfor the prevention and management of long term complications and disability.

Diabetes (Type 1 and Type 2) in Children and Young People: Diagnosis and Management

Diabetes is a long-term condition that can have a major impact on the life of a child or young person, as well as their family or carers. In addition to insulin therapy, diabetes management should include education, support and access to psychological services, as detailed here and in this guideline. Preparations should also be made for the transition from paediatric to adult services, which have a somewhat different model of care and evidence base.

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