Diabetes Insulin Articles

How to Maximize Your Insulin Absorption

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Learn how to improve your insulin absorption and injection practices from an RN who is also a PWD.

The Goals and Expectations of Insulin Therapy

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Take a look at some of the essential goals and expectations to anticipate with insulin therapy, as well as how to achieve them.

Is Long-Term Use of Insulin Glargine Safe?

By Danielle Cronquist 2 Comments

Although glargine is in widespread use, there has been little research to determine the long-term effects of glargine on cardiovascular health.

Everything You Need to Know About Short-Acting Insulin

By Danielle Cronquist 1 Comment

The basics of short-acting insulin, including what it is, when it peaks, how long it's active, when you should take it, and the products to look for.

Everything You Need to Know About Rapid-Acting Insulin

By Danielle Cronquist No Comments

The basics of rapid-acting insulin, including what it is, when it peaks, how long it's active, when you should take it, and the products to look for.

Everything You Need to Know About Long-Acting Insulin

By Victoria Candland No Comments

The basics of long-acting insulin, including what it is, when it peaks, how long it's active, when you should take it, and the products to look for.

Everything You Need to Know About Intermediate Insulin

By Victoria Candland No Comments

The basics of intermediate-acting insulin, including what it is, when it peaks, how long it's active, when you should take it, and the products to look for.

Insulin for Type 2s: Xultophy

By Victoria Candland 2 Comments

Xultophy and Lixilan, blends of GLP-1 agonist and insulin, may perform better than Lantus. We just need the FDA to approve them.

Inhalable Insulin: Afrezza

By Victoria Candland No Comments

Afrezza is a mealtime insulin you can inhale. Learn more about who it's for and how it works.

Why Is Insulin So Darn Expensive?

By Victoria Candland 2 Comments

Even though it's been around for 90 years, insulin is so expensive in the United States. Learn why at Diabetic Connect.

FDA Approves New Insulin More Potent than Lantus

By Victoria Candland No Comments

A new long-acting insulin that is even stronger than Lantus may soon be available. We review the risks and benefits this new drug could potentially have.

Smart Insulin: The One-Shot Wonder

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

In the future, one dose of insulin may be all that you need thanks to 'smart insulin'. Here is an update on the research being done on this new type of insulin.

What You Need to Know About Lantus and Levemir

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Lantus and Levemir, while similar, have a few significant differences.

Skyrocketing Price for Old Insulin

By Victoria Candland 5 Comments

The only form of highly concentrated insulin offered in the United States has a spike in price.

Inhaled Insulin Available for Type 1 and Type 2 Patients

By Kent Peterson 1 Comment

Millions of patients with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes may soon get some of their insulin without injections.

Over 50 With Type 2? Here's Why You Should Weigh the Benefits of Insulin Treatment.

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

If you’re over the age of fifty and considering insulin therapy, it may just be in your best interest to measure the benefits versus the handicaps first.