The PostCare™ Diabetes Video Series

Diabetes Center

Injecting Insulin

How Do You Inject Insulin? The goal is to inject the insulin into the subcutaneous tissue between the top layer of the skin, the dermis and the underlying muscle layer. The only concentration of in...

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Insulin Pens

What are Insulin Pens? Insulin pens are devices that can provide an easy way to carry and give insulin when away from home. Also, for people who are not comfortable working with syringes and bottle...

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Mixing Insulin

How Do You Mix Insulin? Your doctor or diabetes educator may ask you to mix a short-acting or clear insulin with an intermediate or long acting cloudy insulin in the same syringe so that both can b...

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Monitoring Your Blood Sugar

How Do You Monitor Your Blood Sugar? Monitoring and tightly controlling your blood sugar level can significantly reduce the risk of complications due to diabetes and provide you with a higher quali...

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Storage of Insulins

How Do You Store Your Insulin? How you store your insulins before and after you open the vials or cartridges is very important. Unopened insulins are best kept in the refrigerator. This provides a...

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Types of Insulin

What Are the Different Types of Insulin? Insulin is the hormone normally made in the pancreas that stimulates the flow of sugar – glucose – from the blood into the cells of the body. Glucose provid...

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