Degludec insulin: A novel basal insulin

  • Kalra S
  • Baruah M
  • Unnikrishnan A
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This paper reviews a novel insulin analogue, degludec, which has the potential to emerge as an ideal basal insulin. It reviews the limitations of existing basal insulin and analogues, and highlights the need for a newer molecule. The paper discusses the potential advantages of degludec, while reviewing its pharmacologic and clinical studies done so far. The paper assesses the potential role of insulin degludec and degludec plus in clinical diabetes practice.

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  • Sanjay Kalra

  • Manash Baruah

  • AmbikaGopalakrishnan Unnikrishnan

  • Bharti Kalra

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