Insulin: What you need to know

Starting insulin can be life-changing. It’s common for your patient to feel confused, worried, anxious, alone, and or frustrated. To help support you and your patients in their journey with insulin, use these resources below.

Insulin & You: A guide to injecting insulin

Learn about insulin pens, watch a step-by-step guide to injecting insulin, and check out some frequently asked questions in this full video. The people in this video are not actors; they are people living with diabetes and health care providers.

This video can also be viewed by topic (see below). The insulin videos and patient resources are also available

Healthcare Provider Tools

Patient Tools


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