How do you take insulin?

Every one with type  1  diabetes takes insulin.

    Some people with type  2  diabetes take insulin.

    Your diabetes doctors will help you.

    Your doctor will tell you

    • how much insulin to take.


    • what time you must take your insulin.

    Your doctor or diabetes nurse educator will show you

    • how to inject insulin with a needle.


    • how to use your insulin pump.

    Watch our video on taking insulin here.

    This is general information. Talk to your doctor for information made for you.