Characteristics of Insulin
It is very important for all diabetic suffer to know the characteristics of each type of insulin. This is because diabetic who uses insulin must know the onset, peak-time, and duration of each injection.
Onset is the length of time before insulin reaches the bloodstream and begins lowering blood glucose.
Peak-time is the time during which insulin is at maximum strength in terms of lowering blood glucose.
Duration is how insulin continues to lower blood glucose.