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Insulin is an important hormone that keeps your body working. If a person doesn't
make enough of this substance, he or she may need to get insulin injections, or shots.
There are many types of injectable insulin, both short- and long-acting. Most people
with diabetes take insulin injections based on their blood glucose levels, according
to a plan that they've worked out with their doctor.