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Insulin Q&A

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Question: Answer:

What kind of insulin
are you taking?


When should you take
your insulin shot or shots?


How long does it take for
the insulin start working?


How long does the insulin
last in your body?


When should you take
your insulin shot or shots?


How do you store insulin?


How do you measure the
right amount of insulin?


How do you give yourself
an insulin injection?


Should you eat before or
after your insulin shot?


How will the insulin make
you feel?


How can you safely throw
away used supplies?



Last Reviewed: 09/11/2006
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