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Iran mass-produces mix insulin

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    Press TV - Iran mass-produces mix insulin
    Iran mass-produces mix insulin
    Tue, 16 Sep 2008 13:37:33 GMT

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    Iranian scientists have successfully mass-produced mix insulin, Lansulin 70/30, to fulfill the country's need for the medication.

    Mix insulin consisting of 70% long acting insulin NPH and 30 % rapid-acting insulin is effective for type 1 and 2 diabetics, the managing director of Exir Pharmaceutical Co., Gholamhossein Farzandi claimed.

    According to a recent study published in the Annals of Internal Medicine, insulin mixtures are more effective in controlling diabetes and blood sugar levels compared to longer-lasting insulin and other forms of anti-diabetic medications.

    Farzandi claimed that Iranian researchers also hope to mass-produce insulin pens in the near future.

    More than 3 millions diabetics live in Iran. The disease has a 20 percent annual growth rate.

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