Ask your doctor about these breakthroughs in comfort and convenience. They can make insulin therapy easier and more effective than ever before. Silicone-coated needles This new breed of smaller, thinner insulin needle coated with silicone can make injections virtually painless. Pens Pre-filled disposable insulin pens have tiny needles and are easy to use and more discreet than a syringe.
Perhaps you’ve heard that insulin can cause you to pack on pounds? While it does have the potential to cause weight gain, it poses no more of a weight risk than oral blood-glucose-lowering medications. If you eat the same amount of food as you did before you started taking insulin, you will likely gain weight. The best way to prevent it is to modify your diet and increase physical activity once you start insulin, in order to help you achieve a healthy weight.
Known under the generic names repaglinide and nateglinide, this pill helps your pancreas make more insulin right after meals, which lowers blood glucose. Repaglinide works fast and your body uses it quickly. Repaglinide lowers blood glucose the most one hour after you take it, and it is out of the bloodstream in three to four hours. This fast action means you can vary the times you eat and the number of meals you eat more easily using repaglinide than you can using other diabetes pills.
Taking injections. You’ll give yourself shots using a needle and syringe. The syringe is a hollow tube with a plunger. You will put your dose of insulin into the tube. Some people use an insulin pen, which looks like a pen but has a needle for its point.
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