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What Is Active Insulin and Why Is It Important

What is Active Insulin and Why is It Important?

By Gabriela | Tips

Have you ever heard the terms active insulin, insulin on board (IOB), or duration of insulin? They are commonly used with insulin pumps and are a very useful feature for injecting the correct insulin dosage and preventing hypoglycemia. Medtronic, or IOB, refers to the amount of insulin in your body that’s still working after a […]

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How to Prepare for an Emergency If You Have Diabetes

How to Prepare for an Emergency?

By Gabriela | Tips

Disasters happen all the time, whether small or big, and they don’t choose time nor place, and certainly, they don’t warn us. Being unprepared for an emergency will only increase your fear and panic, and you certainly don’t need this. We don’t want to scare you, but sometimes being prepared means higher chances of survival. […]

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10 Steps to Prepare a Mixed Dose of Insulin

By Gabriela | Tips

Many individuals that have diabetes need to take insulin in order to keep their blood sugar in a proper range. For certain individuals that can be scary, particularly the first time. People should know that insulin shots are actually not painful since the needles are thin and short. Also, insulin shots are usually placed in […]

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