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What You Need to Know About Insulin

Watch Darria Long-Gillespie, SVP of Clinical Strategy with Sharecare, explain why insulin is one of the most important hormones in the human body, and how different forms of insulin are used to treat diabetes, including type 2 diabetes.

Medically reviewed in December 2019.

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