Insulin

What is Insulin?

Insulin is a hormone secreted by beta cells of Islets of pancreas. This is the hormone which regulates the blood sugar levels in the body. Whenever there is any condition which causes damage to these cells will result in increased blood sugar in the body. Insulin is used parenterally in the treatment of diabetes mellitus.

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ok i found out I have type 2 dibeties I have to take insulin befor I eat how long befor I eat should I take...

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What's the name of your insulin?

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I need to know the type of your insulin or...

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My daughter, a type 1 diabetic, accidentally injected 16 units of air into her arm with her insulin syringe. She meant to inject the air into her...

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Monitor

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It is quite a small quantity of air as the insulin syringe is 1 cc only in volume. If yours is the U-40 or...

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I am diabetic for last 40 years on insulin.Last month My micoalbumin ACR was 36 while normal is 0-30.what treatment should i take.i am from...

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Continue insulin

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