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Patient Education: Worried about Starting Insulin

Richard R. Rubin, PhD, CDE

Many people with type 2 diabetes dread the idea of taking insulin.  I often hear people say they “hate shots”, but I suspected that the reasons people resist taking insulin go far beyond a fear of injections.  In the last few years I have conducted research studies to help me better understand how many people resist taking insulin, the reasons for this resistance, and how to overcome it. Read More