People with type 1 diabetes, and some people with type 2 diabetes, need to replace the insulin that they are unable to produce, to maintain normal body functions.
Insulin is given by subcutaneous injection, using a syringe, pen device, or may be delivered via an insulin pump.
To learn more about such topics as:
- "Where Can You Inject?" and
- "Different Types of Insulin And Their Action"
Read the DRI's brochure "Insulin Therapy" in English or "Terapia de Insulina" in Spanish.