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View in Spanish: Insulina glargina genotecnológica

Insulin glargine recombinant (IN-suh-lin GLAR-jeen ree-KOM-bih-nunt)
A drug used to control the amount of sugar in the blood of patients with diabetes. It is a form of the hormone insulin that is made in the laboratory. Insulin glargine recombinant controls blood sugar longer than insulin does. It is a type of therapeutic insulin. Also called insulin glargine and Lantus.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.