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What Are the Types of Insulin Available?
Jun 16, 2014 ... There are many types of insulin that serve different purposes for people with diabetes. The type of insulin your doctor will prescribe depends on ...
Understanding Basal and Bolus Insulin - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Both basal and bolus insulin are needed to balance the glucose in the body. But each has a different role and must be carefully planned in order to give the ...
What is an Insulin Analog - Type 1 Diabetes
Jun 10, 2014 ... An insulin analog is a type of insulin that has been chemically modified to either act faster or slower than the type of insulin naturally made by ...
Diabetes (Types 1 and 2) and Insulin: Overview - Type 2 Diabetes
Jun 18, 2014 ... Most people never think about their pancreas. It just does it's thing, pumping insulin into the blood when glucose is too high and glucagon when ...
Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes: What You Need to Know
May 6, 2014 ... Insulin may be used to treat type 2 diabetes that is not well controlled on oral medications. Insulin can be injected using a needle and syringe, ...
Diabetes and Insulin - Types of Insulin and Diabetes - Type 2 Diabetes
Oct 23, 2007 ... Type 1 and type 2 diabetes are conditions in which the body lacks a normal supply of insulin to remove glucose from the blood. This creates ...
Insulin Therapy - Frequently Asked Questions - Type 1 Diabetes
Insulin therapy is a requirement of every person with type 1 diabetes. The more you understand how insulin therapy works, the better you will be able to ...
Pros and Cons of Insulin Pump Therapy for Type I Diabetes
Insulin pump therapy is not for everyone. Before you decide for or against insulin pump therapy, take a close look at the major advantages and disadvantages ...
Insulin - Type 2 Diabetes - About.com
May 8, 2014 ... People with type 1 diabetes require supplemental insulin because their bodies can no longer produce insulin themselves. However, type 2 ...
Insulin and Medications - Type 1 Diabetes - About.com
Insulin doses are a non-negotiable part of managing your life with type 1 diabetes. The better you follow your doctor's prescribed medication plan, the greater ...
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