Diabetes Insulin Articles

Does Insulin Cause Side Effects?

By Kent Peterson 3 Comments

Know what to expect from this life-saving diabetes medication.

Treating Type 2 Diabetes Early With Insulin

By Jewels Dosckiz No Comments

Research has found that two to four weeks of insulin therapy may delay the need for intensive diabetes treatment for up to 48 weeks.

A New Movement for More Affordable Insulin

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

If you’re paying too much for insulin, here’s what you can do about it.

Inhalable Insulin: Is It Worth Puffing?

By Jewels Doskicz 3 Comments

Learn pros and cons about this needle-free way to get rapid-acting insulin.

Avoiding Blood Sugar Lows: Is One Long-Acting Insulin Better Than Another?

By Kent Peterson No Comments

A head-to-head comparison finds a winner—but there’s more you should know.

Protect Your Insulin From Heat and Cold

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

If you wouldn’t leave your dog in a car because of the outdoor temps, you shouldn’t leave your diabetes supplies there either.

The Insulin Tightrope

By Beverly S. Adler, PhD, CDE 2 Comments

Take advantage of these tools that can help you keep your blood sugar levels in balance.

Community Perspective: Insulin Sensitivity

By Tom Betar No Comments

Our online community tackles the subject of insulin sensitivity with the help of a diabetes author and CDE.

Community Perspective: Diabetes Tips and Tricks

By Tom Betar No Comments

This week's community perspective gives those with diabetes a chance to share their insights and experiences on a wide range of issues.

Buying Insulin Without a Prescription: What to Know

By Tom Betar 1 Comment

What would you do if you found yourself in desperate need of life-saving insulin but you were uninsured or didn’t have a prescription? It’s a scary thought and a worst-case scenario—but it could happen. If…

All About Ryzodeg 70/30

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

Ryzodeg is a unique insulin because it is a blend of 70 percent insulin degludec, a long-acting insulin, and 30 percent insulin aspart, a rapid-acting insulin.

An Introduction to Toujeo Insulin

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Toujeo is a new brand of long-acting insulin that helps control blood sugar for individuals with type 1 or type 2 diabetes.

Injecting Insulin in Public

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Feeling anxious about injecting insulin in public? It's okay to feel this way. Read up on these pointers.

The Science Behind Insulin Resistance

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

When people become resistant to insulin, their body no longer uses the hormone effectively and they may develop type 2 diabetes.

Drug Overview: Tresiba

By Victoria Candland 1 Comment

Learn about Tresiba to find out if it's right for you.

5 Truths About Insulin Everyone With Diabetes Should Know

By Amy Campbell, MS, RD, CDE No Comments

Learn five truths about insulin that everyone with diabetes should know—but many don’t.