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Are the effects of insulin localised?

Discussion in 'Insulin' started by TypeZero., Jun 28, 2020.

  1. TypeZero.

    TypeZero. · Well-Known Member

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    So I’m doing some research regarding insulin and seem to not find an answer for this.

    When we inject insulin does it mostly stay in that area?

    I’m just curious because when I inject into my legs or buttocks for example and go for a walk my BG can be lowered very efficiently
  2. Tophat1900

    Tophat1900 Type 3c · Well-Known Member

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    Yes, walking will do that. They are the largest muscles in the body and will get that absorption working quicker.
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