Various studies show that insulin can be used not only for reduction in blood glucose levels but also to prevent or postpone the development of diabetes’ complication. This has been proven mainly when intensive insulin therapy is used in the early stages of the disease. .
When this treatment is used for newly diagnosed diabetic patients its intended to achieve remission of high glucose levels and their subsequent maintenance. For other diabetic patients, intensive insulin treatment can help stimulate the dormant activity of beta cells in the pancreas and to improve the impact of the currently used medication.
*This material is presented for informational purposes only and should not be considered a substitute for advice of the physician or pharmacist.