https://www.healthcentral.com/slideshow/understand-your-insulin-treatment-plan
Type 2 DiabetesMedication

Diabetes: Understanding Your Insulin Treatment Plan

VIEW AS: LIST | SLIDES
Insulin and syringes
iStock

highlighted pancreas in human torso.
iStock

Understanding insulin


Pen on prescription pad, close up.
iStock

Four primary types of prescribed insulin


Pen with premixed insulin, injection into stomach.
iStock

Premixed insulins


Adjusting dose on insulin pen.
iStock

Creating your insulin plan


Insulin into donut.
iStock

Fixed-dose method


Taking glucose reading before meal.
iStock

Sliding scale


Calculation concept, numbers on colored background.
iStock

Carbohydrate counting


Scale, this vs. that concept.
iStock

Carb counting vs. sliding scale


Setting up insulin pump.
iStock

Insulin pump users


working out plan with CDE.
iStock

Creating your plan


"hope for best, plan for worst"
iStock

Planning for contingencies


Insulin shot
iStock

If you forget to take your insulin


Book on diabetic ketoacidosis.
iStock

Risks of not taking your insulin


Mary Shomon

Mary Shomon

@thyroidmary

Mary Shomon is a patient advocate and New York Times bestselling author who empowers readers with information on thyroid and autoimmune disease, diabetes, weight loss and hormonal health from an integrative perspective. Mary has been a leading force advocating for more effective, patient-centered hormonal healthcare. Mary also co-stars in PBS’ Healthy Hormones TV series.

Mary also serves on HealthCentral’s Health Advocates Advisory Board.

Mary Shomon's Books: https://www.mary-shomon.com/books Websites: http://www.Mary-Shomon.com https://www.ladadiabetesguide.com/