Who can benefit from using Symlin?

Symlin can benefit adults with type 1 or type 2 diabetes who:
  • already use their insulin as prescribed, but still need help achieving better control.
  • will follow their doctor's instructions.
  • are willing to follow up with their medical team regularly.
  • will test their blood sugar levels before and after every meal and before bed.
  • understand how Symlin works and how to adjust doses with their medical team.
Some people should not be using Symlin as part of their diabetes management plan:
  • those who cannot detect low blood sugars (also known as hypoglycemia unawareness)
  • people who have a stomach problem called gastroparesis (when the stomach does not empty predictably and quickly)
  • people allergic to Symlin or any ingredients in Symlin

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