• Humalog, Humulin, Iletin, Novolin, Velosulin
Insulin injections are used to regulate blood sugar in people with childhood-onset diabetes as well as those with severe adult-onset diabetes.
Herbs and Supplements
Might Require Reduced Insulin Dosage
Meaningful preliminary evidence suggests that use of the following herbs and supplements could potentially improve blood sugar control and require you to reduce your insulin dosage:
Weaker evidence suggests that the following herbs and supplements could potentially have the same effect under certain circumstances:
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