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Diabetes

8 Myths About Insulin

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Myth: Almost everyone with diabetes needs to take insulin


Myth: Needing to use insulin is a sign of failure


Myth: Insulin shots are painful


Myth: Insulin can make blood sugar levels too low


Myth: Oral medications are better than insulin


Myth: Insulin causes weight gain


Myth: Insulin is addictive


Myth: Insulin changes your life—and not in a good way


Randy Rieland

Randy Rieland

Randy is a former editor for HealthCentral.