It is well known that insulin is the only hormone in the body that can regulate blood sugar, and it also has a good promoting effect on the synthesis of liver glycogen and protein. Insulin is secreted by the islet in the body, and the healthy body can generally satisfy the daily blood sugar regulation by secreting by itself.
In fact, the use of insulin has been nearly a hundred years in clinical history, after three generations of vicissitude, the first insulin is animal insulin, the second is human insulin, up to the present insulin analogue.
So what harm does this insulin injection do to people?
1. Subcutaneous fat pad: due to subcutaneous fat hyperplasia and atrophy caused by long-term injection of the same part, the injection site should be changed regularly, otherwise the injection effect of insulin will be affected.
2. Local bruising: this condition is related to capillary damage caused by injection. Usually, the bruising can be absorbed quickly. It is best to rub the injection site after the injection is pressed.
3. Limb and facial edema: this symptom is similar in many patients, and is related to insulin promoting renal tubule reabsorption of sodium, called insulin edema. Although this condition is not serious, it will last for more than a month and cause certain pressure on the kidney.
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