New to Insulin English- Why do I need Insulin?

It is a hormone produced by pancreas to regulate the levels of glucose in the blood. In absence of insulin our body cells cannot use glucose as a source of energy. When you have diabetes, your body doesn’t make insulin or the insulin you do make doesn’t work right. Hence, you need external insulin. You can get the insulin you need by injecting it with an insulin pen, a syringe, or insulin pump. Taking insulin will: Help you to control your sugar levels Give you energy Help you to stay healthy

New to Insulin English- Insulin Secretions in Body

Insulin is secreted during fasting state known as Basal Insulin. The secretion of insulin increases in response to increased blood glucose levels after taking food. This process is affected in diabetes for which insulin from outside needs to be injected.