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  • Side effects

    Side effects

    If you miss a dose, or don't take enough insulin, the result can be high blood glucose levels... Play Video
  • I feel like a failure

    I feel like a failure

    Since Type 2 diabetes can sometimes be managed without taking insulin, many people feel like... Play Video
  • I'm afraid my life is changing forever

    I'm afraid my life is changing forever

    Starting insulin is an adjustment, because you need to change the way you care for your... Play Video
  • I'm worried about having a hypoglycemic reaction

    I'm worried about having a hypoglycemic reaction

    Hypoglycemia can be scary when it strikes, because you can feel dizzy and shaky without... Play Video
  • I'm afraid of needles

    I'm afraid of needles

    Giving yourself a needle is a lot more comfortable than most people think ... Play Video
  • Do I really need to be on insulin?

    Do I really need to be on insulin?

    Since it's possible for some people with Type 2 diabetes to live their whole life without... Play Video
  • Why do I suddenly need to be on insulin?

    Why do I suddenly need to be on insulin?

    When your doctor told you they were putting you on insulin, you probably thought, "Why now?"... Play Video
  • How do I travel safely in a car?

    How do I travel safely in a car?

    When you have diabetes, there are a few things to keep in mind whenever you buckle up ... Play Video
  • What happens when I get a cold or flu?

    What happens when I get a cold or flu?

    Getting a cold or the flu makes you feel miserable. But when you have diabetes, a simple... Play Video
  • What should I know before getting on an airplane?

    What should I know before getting on an airplane?

    All vacations require you to plan ahead. But when you have diabetes, there are a few more... Play Video
  • Will I be addicted to insulin forever?

    Will I be addicted to insulin forever?

    Many people with diabetes who take insulin wonder if they will be taking it forever ... Play Video
  • I'm nervous about injecting myself

    I'm nervous about injecting myself

    When you first start giving yourself insulin injections, it can be a little scary ... Play Video
  • Is it safe to take insulin that has frozen?

    Is it safe to take insulin that has frozen?

    Insulin freezes almost as easily as water, and can be damaged by too much heat, so it's... Play Video
  • Am I at risk for heart disease?

    Am I at risk for heart disease?

    People with diabetes are two to four times more likely to develop heart disease, but there are... Play Video
  • How do I know if I have nerve damage?

    How do I know if I have nerve damage?

    Your nerves are responsible everything you feel. When you have diabetes, one of the... Play Video
  • What do I do during a heart attack?

    What do I do during a heart attack?

    A heart attack is scary, whether it's happening to you or to someone around you. But by... Play Video
  • What do I do during a stroke?

    What do I do during a stroke?

    When blood flow to your brain is stopped, it's called a stroke. It strikes suddenly, and it's... Play Video
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