Insulin injections

Insulin preparations

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The Insulin injections subcategory of medicines is also known as insulin preparations, diabetes medicines (insulins) and insulin infusion systems.

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13 Jul 2016 A new survey* of Australians living with type 2 diabetes—released by NPS MedicineWise during National Diabetes Week—has shown more than one in four (28%) admit that they miss doses of their diabetes medicines.
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31 May 2016 People with type 2 diabetes may need to have insulin injections to control their blood sugar (glucose) levels. Insulin is a hormone produced in the body by the pancreas. Read more about insulin and how it is injected.
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For health professionals (Health professional publication)
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