do insulin shots work instantly?

realsis77
By realsis77 Latest Reply 2010-08-19 20:05:27 -0500
Started 2010-08-19 19:47:07 -0500

Hi everyone! I was wondering does insulin shots work instantly?


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kdroberts
kdroberts 2010-08-19 20:00:02 -0500 Report

Depends on what type of insulin. Some start working in 5-10 minutes and peak after 90 or so. Some start in 30-45 minutes and peak after a few hours. Some take a couple of hours to get going and last about a day.