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What You Need to Know About Older, Lower-Cost Insulin

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Insulin vial and needles.
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Woman giving herself an insulin injection.
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Newer types of insulin


Insulin vials.
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Older insulin drugs


Patient explaining problems to a doctor.
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Why doctors prefer long-acting insulin


Man giving himself an insulin injection.
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Why doctors prefer rapid-acting analog insulin


Needle on top of a stack of money.
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Insulin costs can be prohibitive


Doctor deep in thought.
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Are costlier analog insulin drugs necessary?


Type 2 Diabetes
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Older insulins are an option for type 2 diabetics


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If you have type 1 diabetes


Walmart storefront.
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ReliOn insulin from Walmart and Sam’s Club


Hard candy.
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The risk of hypoglycemia


Woman measuring her blood sugar.
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Test more frequently


Diabetes products.
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Other ReliOn products


Talk to your doctor.
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Talk to your doctor


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.

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