Diabetes Forecast

The Healthy Living Magazine

Insulin Types

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The best patient is an informed patient. Understanding how your medicine works is a vital step toward blood glucose control.

For a list of insulins available in the United States—plus how they’re delivered, what they look like, when they begin acting and peak, and how long they last—view the handy chart below.

 Download a printable listing of insulins available in the United States.


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