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7 Myths About Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes

Understand what to expect from insulin therapy.

Are insulin injections painful, and will the treatment make you fat? Starting insulin therapy for type 2 diabetes can certainly be overwhelming. One of the most important steps for success is to understand what to expect from insulin therapy — and that begins with debunking the myths surrounding it.


Athena Philis-Tsimikas, MD, of the Scripps Whittier Diabetes Institute addresses some of the common misconceptions surrounding insulin use in the EverydayHealth.com article 7 Myths About Insulin for Type 2 Diabetes.

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