Degludec insulin: A novel basal insulin

  title={Degludec insulin: A novel basal insulin},
  author={Sanjay Kalra and Ambika Gopalakrishnan Unnikrishnan and Manash Pratim Baruah and Bharti Kalra},
  booktitle={Indian journal of endocrinology and metabolism},
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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