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How can I predict my body's use of injected insulin?

Even if you eat the same amount and exercise the same amount every day, you won’t always be able to predict how your body takes in and uses the insulin you inject. The amount of insulin your body absorbs can change by 25 percent or more from day to day. So don’t be surprised by differences. Talk to you provider about how you can adjust your treatment plan to these differences.

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