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Were you looking for information about Insulin? Insullin is a common misspelling of insulin.
People who have type 1 diabetes and some people who have type 2 diabetes may need to take medication to help control blood sugar levels. Insulin is a type of hormone that helps the cells of the body to remove glucose (sugar) from the blood. However, in some people with diabetes, the pancreas is unable to produce enough of it. Some side effects of insulin include weight gain and reactions at the injection site. The medication must be injected just under the skin of the abdomen, upper arm, or thigh.
(Click Insulin for more information on how insulin works, a more complete list of potential side effects to look out for, and important things to tell your healthcare provider before starting the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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