Diabetes Insulin Articles

Pros and Cons of Symlin, an Insulin Supplement

By Amy Tenderich 2 Comments

Learn about Symlin, an additional glucose-lowering drug prescribed mainly to type 1 diabetics already taking insulin.

How to Keep Your Insulin Safe

By Amy Tenderich 3 Comments

Do you know how to properly care for your insulin?

Understanding Long-Acting vs. Fast-Acting Insulin

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

People without diabetes have a fully automatic system controlling insulin output. We people with diabetes have more of a “manual transmission.”

Why Insulin's "Bad Rap" is Undeserved

By Amy Tenderich 1 Comment

Unfortunately, insulin has a bad rap. The very mention of it evokes fear and loathing in many people.

All You Need to Know about Insulin

By Diabetic Connect StaffA No Comments

A diagnosis of diabetes is no longer a death sentence — due mostly to that healing elixir that mimics a natural substance in our bodies known as insulin.

Taking Insulin Is Not "The End"

By Amy Tenderich 9 Comments

Going on insulin doesn't mean you have “really bad” diabetes, or that you are about to go into the hospital, or even kick the bucket.