An insulin testis a blood test that measures the amount of insulin, a hormone that regulates blood sugar.
Blood is drawn from a vein on the inside of the elbow or the back of the hand. The puncture site is cleaned with antiseptic, and an elastic band is placed around the upper arm to apply pressure and restrict blood flow through the vein. This causes veins below the band to fill with blood.
A needle is inserted into the vein, and the blood is...Read more
On Wednesday, January 13, 2010, JDRF announced a partnership with Animas Corporation to develop an automated insulin delivery system. The... Read more »
This Saturday, January 29, 2011, 455 people are gathering at the Bethesda North Marriott to hear 5 speakers talk about diabetes research! ... Read more »
Reprinted with permission of Amy Tenderich of DiabetesMine.com A Canadian company called EnGene Inc. claims to have developed an... Read more »
I am back from vacation in Ithaca, New York, and am catching up with my journal reading. The July 22, 2010, lead article in the New England... Read more »
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Generic Name: INSULIN ASPART PROTAMINE/INSULIN ASPART - INJECTIONPronounced: (IN-sue-lin AS-part PRO-tah-meen/ IN-sue-lin AS-part)Insulin Asp... Read more »