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How should I take intermediate-acting insulin?

Intermediate-acting insulin is injected under your skin. It is usually taken one or two times per day. Your doctor will tell you which areas on your body can receive the injections. To avoid injecting intermediate-acting insulin into a body area two times in a row, which can cause skin problems, you will need to rotate the areas of injection. For proper dosage, needle usage, and needle disposal, follow instructions from your doctor.

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