DAVID M. NATHAN, M.D.; LLOYD AXELROD, M.D.
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To the editor: Dr. Galloway (1) notes in his comment on our article "U-500 Insulin in the Treatment of Antibody-Mediated Insulin Resistance" (2) that we did not compare equivalent doses of U-100 pork regular and U-500 pork regular insulins. He adds that for many years he and his colleagues have recommended the use of pork regular insulin to treat antibody-mediated insulin resistance (3-5) and contends that any concentrations of pork regular insulin would have been as effective as the U-500. Although we did not directly compare equivalent doses of the two concentrations of pork regular insulin, the data cited by
NATHAN DM, AXELROD L. Insulins for Insulin Resistance. Ann Intern Med. ;95:785–786. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-95-6-785_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1981;95(6):785-786.
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