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Insulin Therapy Center

Insulin Therapy for Diabetes: Diabetes in Control answers key questions about the uses and challenges of insulin in diabetes management, including:
– How insulin is used to treat diabetes
– How/when a healthcare professional should consider insulin therapy for diabetes patients
– What a healthcare professional needs to know about making insulin therapy safe and effective

All Insulins Not the Same

I recently had a home care patient who had been discharged from a skilled nursing facility with a prescription for regular insulin, and who was put on a sliding scale dosage. The patient was experiencing hypoglycemic reactions. I was called to see him to find out why he was having multiple …

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Comprehensive List of Insulins


This 30-page printable pdf includes Rapid-Acting, Short-Acting, Intermediate-Acting, Long-Acting, and Pre-Mixed or Combination Insulins. Detailed information on these insulins includes: Indications, Pharmacology, Dosage and Administration, Adverse Effects, and Precautions and Contraindications.   Just click on this link for the 30-page PDF of the Comprehensive List of Insulins (updated October 30, 2015) …

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FlexTouch® Insulin Analog Pen


FlexTouch® Insulin Analog Pen  FlexTouch® is the first and only prefilled insulin delivery device with no push-button extension and is prefilled with long-acting insulin Levemir® (insulin detemir [rDNA origin] injection). It offers several key features: as 1) Prefilled insulin pens containing 3 mL (300 units) of insulin detemir 2) Doses …

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