Insulin Replacement Therapy
Insulin is classified according to the speed of its action, the length of time when it's most effective, and its duration.
Insulin and Type 2 Diabetes
Many people with diabetes need to change their treatment plan at some point. There are advantages to this. For example, taking insulin can make it easier to manage your blood sugar.
Insulin Pump Use
Insulin pumps are used most often by people with type 1 diabetes, but some people with type 2 diabetes use them, too.
Is an Insulin Pump for You?
Insulin pumps deliver a steady, measured dose of insulin through a flexible plastic tube called a catheter.
Insulin Safety Tips
If you need to inject insulin to manage your diabetes, take care of your insulin properly.
Emergency Symptoms for People Who Use Insulin
Under certain circumstances, people who take insulin can have symptoms that require immediate action and, in some cases, treatment in a hospital emergency room.
Using Insulin in Public
It’s possible to use insulin in public and not feel like you’re the center of attention. Here are some tips to help put you at ease.