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A novel method to determine the pharmacodynamic onset of action of prandial insulins

Introduction

In order to improve postprandial glycemic control, new insulins are developed, with earlier glucose lowering action by advancing the time to onset of action [1, 2, 3]. The standard for investigating such pharmacodynamic properties of insulin preparations is the euglycemic clamp [4, 5]. The current method established for determining onset of insulin action requests a blood glucose (BG) decrease from baseline (DFB) by at least 5 mg/dl [6, 5]. Unfortunately, DFB under- or overestimates onset of action depending on whether baseline BG trends are decreasing or increasing.

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Topics: Clinical Trials in Diabetes, Treating Diabetes

Posted by Dr. Marc Stoffel on Mar 3, 2020 4:56:00 PM
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