Insulin pens are growing in popularity as an alternative to the traditional syringe and vial for injections because they are more convenient and easier to use. Insulin pens may be disposable or reusable, and they include an insulin dose cartridge, a dosage indicator and a disposable needle. Once it is time for an insulin injection, the needle is attached to the tip, and insulin is injected subcutaneously into fatty tissue.
Lantus and Tresiba are both popular long-acting, basal insulins however are not the same. In this article, we will examine key differences and what makes each effective.
Black market insulin is any insulin that is not obtained through a pharmacy or other medical source. Find out why this method of acquiring insulin can be dangerous.
For people who have been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes mellitus, finding the right medication to control varying blood sugars and ensure a healthy metabolism can be a challenge. Two of the most common antidiabetic medications available today are Metformin and Ozempic. Before talking to their doctor, people with type 2 diabetes should understand the difference between these two medications. Read on for an explanation of the differences and similarities between Metformin and Ozempic.
Many of us are prescribed a plethora of costly medications, but instead of forking over wads of cash for our treatments, we simply ask for an un-branded, “generic”, version of the medication. Pharmacists usually provide us with a medication that does exactly the same thing as what we were prescribed, but at a fraction of the cost. Surely, for something as common and costly as insulin, something similar should be available?
Find out the key differences between Ozempic vs Trulicity. Both drugs have been effective in treating patients with type 2 diabetes.
When most people are diagnosed with diabetes, their doctor will often prescribe Levemir (insulin detemir) or Lantus (insulin glargine) to manage their condition.
After a diabetes diagnosis, it is important to start an action plan to regulate blood sugar. When diet and exercise are not enough, the next step your physician or endocrinologist will consider is oral medications.
While both medications have similar mechanisms, they vary in terms of important characteristics. This article will discuss the similarities and differences between Jardiance and Invokana.
Walmarts ReliOn NovoLog insulin has received much coverage from the media as an affordable solution to the ever-increasing cost of insulin. How does this insulin compare to other top brand insulins and can it be used by both type 1 and type 2 diabetics?