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How to Give Yourself an Insulin Injection

How to Give an Insulin Injection with a Syringe Some form of insulin treatment is a necessity for anyone living with Type 1 diabetes and for millions living with Type 2 diabetes. Insulin is a hormone that allows glucose (sugar) in the blood to enter the body’s cells and be used as energy. When the body is unable to produce enough insulin on its own, blood sugar levels begin to rise inhibiting the body’s ability to function properly, which can lead to a host of diabetic complications, including cardiovascular disease, nerve damage, kidney disease, eye issues, and diabetic ketoacidosis, an...

Insulin Syringes And Pen Needle Sizes

How to choose between syringe options and pen needles for insulin.

This blog post will provide some helpful insight you can share with your doctor in order to find the insulin delivery system that works best for you.