Diabetes Self-Management Blog

Last week’s blog entry ”Inhaled Insulin Passes Test for Safety” reported on a new study about Exubera, the fast-acting, inhaled insulin product that can be used to cover carbohydrate intake at meals. This article from the archives discusses another kind of insulin: basal, or background, insulin. It answers questions about what basal insulin is, how much a person needs, different options for delivering it, and when it should be taken.

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

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Insulin & Other Injected Drugs
New Weekly Type 2 Diabetes Drug Approved (09/26/14)
Dispelling the Myths of Insulin Therapy (08/01/14)
Insulin for Type 2 (07/14/14)
FDA Approves Inhalable Insulin (07/03/14)

 

 

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