Insulin injection diabetic boy

Insulin injection diabetic boy

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Caption: Insulin injection. Diabetic boy self-injects insulin into his leg using a novopen. This pen like dispenser, unlike a hypodermic syringe, contains insulin in portable cartridges and it meters the required dose. Diabetes mellitus is a carbohydrate metabolism disorder. It is a disease in which sugars in the body cannot be utilized to produce energy due to a lack of the pancreatic hormone insulin. These unused sugars accumulate in the blood and the urine. While fats which are used as an alternative energy source lead to a build-up of ketones in the blood that may cause convulsions and diabetic coma. Treatment is based on a strict diet & daily use of insulin.

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Keywords: child, diabetes, drug take, healthcare, injecting insulin, injection, injections, insulin, insulin injection, leg, medical, medicate, medication, medicine, novopen, novopen insulin injection, pen, syringe, taking, treatment

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