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Insulin is a polypeptide hormone secreted by the beta cells, specific groups of cells in the pancreas. A shortage of insulin in the body results in diabetes.

This category provides scientific and manufacturer information on insulin function, types, usage, and safety.
  • American Diabetes Association: Insulin Basics

    Includes types, characteristics, strengths, additives, and animal insulins.

  • Insulin Information

    Explains everything you should know about insulin, the types available, possible side effects and offers a blood sugar converter.

  • Diabetes: What is Insulin?

    Article by James Norman, MD covers description, discovery, source of commercial insulin, and how insulin works.

  • Insulin Aspart

    Gives brand names, description, indications, precautions, usage, missed doses, side effects, and dosing.

  • eHealthMe: Lantus

    Allows healthcare professionals and patients alike to find common symptoms, complications, and effectiveness of this medication.

  • Insulin for Life

    A not-for-profit company based in Australia that collects and distributes insulin as part of a humanitarian assistance program. View online brochures and annual reports.


    Offer information on 24-hour insulin approved exclusively for use once a day.

  • Levemir

    Learn how Levemir insulin detemir (rDNA origin) injection may be a part of your insulin treatment and management program.

  • NovoLog

    Offers information about insulin therapy; as part (rDNA origin) injection official site.

  • NovoLog Mix 70/30

    Official site. 70% insulin aspart protamine suspension and 30% insulin aspart injection (rDNA origin).

  • RxList: Humalog (Insulin Lispro, rDNA origin) Injection)

    Offers indications and dosage, user reviews, precautions, warnings, pharmacology, and interactions.

  • RxList: Lantus (Insulin Glargine [rDNA origin] Injection)

    Details include description, indications, warnings, usage, patient reviews, pharmacology, and precautions.

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