Insulins are a type of medication used to treat diabetes. They help regulate blood sugar levels by mimicking the action of the hormone insulin, which is normally produced by the pancreas. Insulins can be administered through injections or inhalation and are available in various forms, including rapid-acting, short-acting, intermediate-acting, and long-acting. The choice of insulin type depends on individual needs and diabetes management goals. Regular monitoring of blood sugar levels is necessary to ensure the effectiveness of insulin therapy.

Insulins are a vital medication for individuals with diabetes, and their effectiveness heavily relies on proper storage conditions. It is highly recommended to store insulins in a refrigerator between 2°C and 8°C (36°F and 46°F). The cool temperature helps to maintain the stability of the medication, ensuring its potency and effectiveness. However, it is important to avoid freezing insulins as it can damage the composition and render them unusable. At home it is recommended to keep insulins in regrigrator door (not in deep freeze). When traveling with insulin, it is important to carry it with an ice-pack. Ice-packs can be obtained for free at nearby pharmacies.

Additionally, it is advisable to keep insulin vials or pens away from direct sunlight, heat sources, or extreme temperatures, as these can also compromise their quality. By following these recommended storage conditions, individuals can ensure the longevity and efficacy of their insulin, ultimately supporting their diabetes management and overall well-being.

Cold chain products like insulins, vaccines etc. are available for pickup only.

Item added to cart.
0 items - 0.00