Tuesday, November 23, 2010

Insulin Facts vs. Fiction

When you hear the word "insulin", I think, huge needles (ouch!) or pop-culture representations of insulin users with low blood sugar (such as Julia Roberts, to lose it in Steel Magnolias)?In any case, most people think of insulin as a difficult, painful and potentially frightening medical care.The problem is that if you have type 2 diabetes, you can find out the real deal before you can make an informed choice whether or not this life-saving therapy is right for you.Here we look at the facts and fiction about insulin when it comes to the treatment of type 2 diabetes.