Insulin Guidelines: Storage: Never use insulin beyond the expiration date stamped on the vial, pen, cartridge. Unused insulin should be stored in the refrigerator, in the lower compartment at 2-8°C. Never freeze insulin. Never expose insulin to direct heat or sunlight. In areas where refrigeration is not available, cooling jars or a wet cloth around […]

Insulin is a peptide hormone produced by the beta cells of the pancreas. Insulin regulates the metabolism of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats by absorption of glucose from the blood into liver, fat and skeletal muscle cells. Insulin allows your body to use sugar (glucose) from carbohydrates in the food that you eat for energy or […]