Diabetes Insulin Articles

Miss Idaho Wears Her Insulin Pump on Her Bikini with Pride

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 3 Comments

A new hero for type 1 diabetics, Miss Idaho proved that wearing an insulin pump doesn’t make you any less beautiful.

How Different Types of Insulin Affect Your Body

By Kent Peterson No Comments

All insulin is not alike. Learn key facts about each type to help you and your doctor achieve the best possible diabetes control.

New Insulin Combination Helpful In Reducing Low Blood Sugars

By Jewels Doskicz 2 Comments

On insulin and it’s not taking care of business? You aren’t alone. Learn more about a new combination that may help reduce low blood sugars.

Don’t Let the Summer Heat Ruin Your Diabetes Medicine

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

Helpful tips to protect your diabetes medicine this summer.

Insulin Therapy in Early Type 2 Diabetes

By Jewels Doskicz No Comments

Disease management vital — but what if the medicine you're prescribed isn't really what you need or the most helpful for that matter?

Oops! Insulin Errors Unveiled

By Jewels Doskicz, R.N. No Comments

The insulin errors are that can lead to serious complications. Learn more about it at Diabetic Connect.

Moving from Oral Meds to Insulin

By Amy Abbott 2 Comments

This does not have to be a time of dread — you actually may feel relief once your insulin gives you improved control.

An Insulin Pill Throughout the Day May Keep the Doctor Away

By Jewels Doskicz, RN No Comments

Could oral insulin be used for diabetics in the future?

Know Your Basic Insulin Options

By Ginger Vieira No Comments

All insulin is not alike, and some may work better for you than others. Here are the basic types of insulin available today.

What are my Insulin Options?

By Diabetic Connect StaffA 3 Comments

Diabetics have choices in the types of insulin they use. Learn more about insulin types to make an informed decision.

Separating Fact from Fiction about Insulin

By Pharmacist George No Comments

There is no limit to insulin’s effectiveness — the dose can be raised to whatever dose is necessary to reduce blood sugar to the desired level. Most drugs have an upper limit dose where they…

At What State is Insulin Prescribed — and Why?

By George Tohme, pharmacist 1 Comment

A good percentage of patients who are on medications for a condition do not have accurate information about their treatments.

Back to School Diabetes Discussion Checklist

By Susan Sloane No Comments

Back to school can be an exciting time, but can also require planning. You need to let others know when and how to use these supplies should it be necessary.

Two Modifiable Causes of Insulin Resistance

By George Tohme, pharmacist 3 Comments

There are two causes of insulin resistance in people with diabetes that can be cured with lifestyle changes. Learn more at Diabetic Connect.

Understanding Long-Lasting vs. Quick-Acting Insulin

By Amy Tenderich No Comments

The constant challenge is to administer insulin in a way that most closely replicates the body’s basal and bolus needs.

Insulin — Tip 1: Why Insulin is Not Just a Last Resort

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

Insulin used to be a “last resort” therapy. But not anymore. Many type 2 diabetics are using insulin sooner, because it is simply the best available medicine.