Insulin is a hormonal protein that is associated with the regulation of metabolism. This hormone secreted by beta-cells of the pancreas affects the metabolism of not only carbohydrates (sugar) but also protein and fats metabolism equally. It is primarily related to the ... Read more
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Absolute Insulin Deficiency occurs in individuals with Type 1 Diabetes when the body is unable to produce any amount of insulin because of autoimmune damage to the pancreatic beta cells or the complete removal of the pancreas. The pancreas is responsible for producing i ... Read more
Basaglar and Tresiba are both long-acting basal insulin which provide all-day blood glucose regulation and management for individuals with Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes. These insulin medications are used in conjunction with a healthy diet, exercise, and other medications ... Read more
What is Detemir? Detemir, or Insulin Detemir, is a recombinant human insulin analog that lowers high blood sugar levels for up to 24 hours after injection. Detemir is a man-made form of insulin modified from an actual human insulin to function in the same manner but fo ... Read more
Toujeo and Levemir are both long-acting basal insulin used to moderate high blood glucose levels in individuals with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes. These insulin drugs contain active ingredients from insulin analogs derived from human insulin. Toujeo and Levemir get absor ... Read more
It was a long held belief that individuals with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes should avoid sugar altogether. Fortunately, this has been clinically disproven. The key to managing high blood sugar levels is the strict adherence to a comprehensive plan that involves well-bal ... Read more