insulin injection

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in·su·lin in·jec·tion

a preparation that usually contains 100 USP insulin units per mL; it is administered subcutaneously, occasionally intravenously, and has a rapid onset of action, has a brief duration (5-7 hours), and is compatible for mixing with long-acting insulin preparations; used to treat diabetic acidosis and insulin coma.

in·su·lin in·jec·tion

(insŭ-lin in-jekshŭn)
Preparation that usually contains 100 USP insulin units per mL; it is administered subcutaneously; occasionally intravenously; has rapid onset of action; and brief duration (5-7 hours). Used to treat diabetic acidosis and insulin coma.
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Type 1 diabetes usually develops in young people and requires regular insulin injections as a life saving treatment and is caused by the body s failure to produce the hormone insulin.
He suffers from diabetes and requires regular insulin injections.
If you are diabetic and you are not keeping it under control through regular insulin injections your blood glucose levels may be going up and down.
There is no cure for type one diabetes but it can be managed by regular insulin injections.
Type one diabetes is caused by the immune system destroying cells in the pancreas that stops the production of insulin, so those diagnosed need regular insulin injections.
Uncontrolled blood sugar levels are highly dangerous, causing damage to major organs, and without regular insulin injections a diabetic would rapidly lapse into a coma and may die, reports The Daily Express.
GeorginaAAEs condition was brought under control with changes to her diet as well as by regular insulin injections and blood sugar testing.
Insulin independence was achieved in patients who received the most pancreatic islet cells, with a threshold of 2,000 islet equivalents per kilogram required to prevent the need for regular insulin injections.
A nasal spray formulation would avoid the need for regular insulin injections for people with diabetes.
Now 52, the former waitress from Akron, Ohio, began getting regular insulin injections at the age of 10, after she was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes.
We would test him and his blood sugar would be too low,'' Stringfield said, noting that human diabetics also become irritable without regular insulin injections.