Insulins made by different manufacturers should not be mixed, e.g., Humulin-R® (Eli Lilly) should not be mixed with Novolin-N® (Novo-Nordisk). Manufacturers use different processes to produce their insulins and different preservatives. Their interactions have not been studied.
Insulin helps control blood sugar levels in people whose bodies do not produce enough insulin.
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