9 Tips for Taking Insulin
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You Have Options With Insulin

If you need insulin for diabetes, you may wonder what exactly that entails. It can mean many different things. Today, there are more than 20 different types of insulin in the United States, and there are many ways you can use it. Here’s what you need to know.

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