Article of the Week: Understanding Insulin

By Tara Dairman | December 20, 2006 9:55 am

In his blog entry this week[1], Andy Stuckey talks about how certain activities affect the action of the insulin[2] he takes. This article from the archives delves further into the topic of insulin. It discusses the role that insulin plays in the body, different types of synthetic insulin that are on the market, available methods of insulin delivery, and challenges of insulin therapy, including hypoglycemia[3].

Click here[4] to read the article.

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And remember that articles on a wide variety of diabetes topics are always available in our magazine archives[5] section!

Endnotes:
  1. blog entry this week: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/blog/blog.cfm?commentID=124
  2. insulin: /articles/Diabetes_Definitions/Insulin/
  3. hypoglycemia: /articles/Diabetes_Definitions/Hypoglycemia/
  4. Click here: /articles/Diabetes_Basics/Understanding_Insulin/
  5. magazine archives: http://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/marchive.cfm?sid=11

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Tara Dairman: Tara Dairman is a former Web Editor of DiabetesSelfManagement.com.

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