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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People with this form of diabetes can't make their own insulin and require regular insulin injections to control their blood sugar.
Most patients require regular insulin injections, but some need surgical intervention--either a pancreas transplant or an islet cell transplant, in which insulin-producing islet cells from a donor pancreas are infused into the liver.
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.
Concern had been rising for Mr Vaughan's welfare, he suffers from diabetes and requires regular insulin injections, for some time.
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.
Having suffered with diabetes for the past 27 years, Samantha, who works in the Connect to Cardiff call centre, controlled her condition with regular insulin injections.
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.
With diabetes, for instance, some people are prepared to administer regular insulin injections while other people are not.
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.
He was diagnosed with the condition at the start of pre-season and must now take regular insulin injections to control the sugar level in his body; as a result, he plays and trains with the ever-present danger that hypoglycaemia could strike if his intake is not strictly monitored.