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Things I Wish I Had Known When I Started Taking Insulin

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Woman injecting herself with insulin
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Insulin Syringes Come in a Variety of Lengths and Gauges


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Products Are Available That Help Make Injections Easier


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Not All Insulins Are the Same


Illustration of injection sites for diabetes.
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Lipohypertrophy Is a Word Worth Knowing and Understanding


Woman with diabetes wearing an insulin pump and checking her blood glucose on a smart phone app
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There’s More Than One Way to Administer Insulin


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Other Ways to Administer Insulin


reading book at cafe
David Iskander

You Can Learn to Think Like a Pancreas


Young sporty woman with insulin pump
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Taking Insulin Is Nothing to Be Ashamed of


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Insulin Is the Sixth Most Expensive Liquid in the World


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Easy, Affordable Access to Insulin Is out of Reach for More Than Half of People With Type 2 Diabetes Who Need It Worldwide.


Corinna Cornejo

Corinna Cornejo

@type2musings

Corinna Cornejo is a Latina, diabetes patient advocate, and patient-centered health and healthcare content writer. Diagnosed in 2009, Corinna blogs about life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness while living with type 2 diabetes at Type 2 Musings. You can also find her thoughts and musings on Twitter @Type2Musings.