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Insulin injection. Close-up of the hands of a diabetic woman involved in injecting insulin into the side of her abdomen. Insulin is a pancreatic hormone which controls glucose metabolism, promoting glucose absorption from the blood into the liver and muscle cells. Diabetes mellitus is a condition in which there is a deficiency of insulin production; patients with diabetes require regular insulin injections to lower their blood glucose levels.
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