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What should I know about intermediate-acting insulin before taking it?

Intermediate-acting insulin is a diabetes medication that is used to control blood sugar throughout the day. You should not use intermediate-acting insulin if you have an allergy to insulin or if you are experiencing hypoglycemia. There are many medications that can cause low blood sugar when combined with intermediate-acting insulin, so check with your doctor before starting any new medication. You should also let your doctor know if you have liver, kidney, pituitary, adrenal, or thyroid disease before you start using intermediate-acting insulin.

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