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Get the most from your
diabetes treatment

     Feel better and control complications with proper use of your injectable diabetes medicine and other treatment resources. Many medications use injector “pens,” and each is a little different.
     This website can help you correctly use medicine like Bydureon®, Byetta®, Symlin®, Tanzeum® and Victoza® as well as many insulins. Scroll down to view the short videos and written reminders. If you have questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.


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  • Apridra® Solostar®
    Apridra® Solostar®
    Generic Name: Insulin Glulisine
    • Replaces the insulin your body normally makes to help your body maintain normal levels of blood glucose (sugar).
    • This is a fast acting insulin.
    • It starts working in 10-20 minutes and lasts for three to four hours.

    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Bydureon® Pen
    Bydureon® Pen
    Generic Name: Exenatide extended release
    This medicine helps your body to:
    • Control blood glucose (sugar)
    • Use its own insulin better to lower glucose after meals
    • Slow the rate food leaves your stomach. This prevents high blood glucose after meals.
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Bydureon® Tray
    Bydureon® Tray
    Generic Name: Exenatide extended release
    This medicine helps your body to:
    • Control blood glucose (sugar)
    • Use its own insulin better to lower glucose after meals
    • Slow the rate food leaves your stomach. This prevents high blood glucose after meals.

    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Byetta® Pen
    Byetta® Pen
    Generic Name: Exenatide
    This medicine helps your body to:
    • Control blood glucose (sugar)
    • Use its own insulin better to lower glucose after meals
    • Slow the rate food leaves your stomach. This prevents high blood glucose after meals.
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Clear Insulin (Vial)
    Clear Insulin (Vial)
    • When you look at a vial of insulin, you will see the medicine is either clear or cloudy.
    • This video shows how to use clear insulins that come in a vial rather than a pen.

    Find more information on your specific insulin

    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Cloudy Insulin (Vial)
    Cloudy Insulin (Vial)
    • When you look at a vial of insulin, you will see that the medicine is either cloudy or clear.
    • This video shows how to use cloudy insulin that comes in a vial rather than a pen.
    Learn more about your specific insulin

    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Glucagon Emergency Kit
    Glucagon Emergency Kit
    • Glucagon is medicine to treat very low blood glucose (hypoglycemia).
    • It is used only in emergencies.
    Learn More...

    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Humalog® KwikPen®
    Humalog® KwikPen®
    Generic Name: Insulin Lispro
    • Replaces the insulin your body normally makes to help your body maintain normal levels of blood glucose (sugar).
    • This is a fast acting insulin.
    • It starts working in 10-20 minutes and lasts for three to four hours.

    Learn More...


    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

     

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Humalog® Mix 50/50 KwikPen®
    Humalog® Mix 50/50 KwikPen®
    Generic Name: 50% Insulin Lispro and 50% Insulin Lispro protamine suspension

    What does it do?
    • Provides the insulin the body needs to maintain normal levels of blood glucose
    • This is a mix of fast acting insulin and intermediate-acting (medium-acting) insulin
    • The insulin comes pre-mixed
    • Starts working in 10-15 minutes
    • Lasts 12 to 18 hours

    Learn more...


    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Humalog® Mix 75/25 KwikPen®
    Humalog® Mix 75/25 KwikPen®
    Generic Name: 75% Insulin Lispro protamine suspension and 25% Insulin Lispro

    What does it do?
    • Provides the insulin the body needs to maintain normal levels of blood glucose
    • This is a mix of rapid acting insulin and intermediate-acting (medium-acting) insulin
    • The insulin comes pre-mixed
    • It starts working in 10-15 minutes
    • It lasts 12 to 18 hours

    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Humulin 70/30® KwikPen®
    Humulin 70/30® KwikPen®
    Generic Name: 70% NPH and 30% Regular Insulin

    What does it do?
    • Provides the insulin the body needs to maintain normal levels of blood glucose
    • This is a mix of short acting insulin and intermediate-acting (medium-acting) insulin
    • The insulin comes pre-mixed
    • It starts working in 30-60 minutes
    • It lasts 12 to 18 hours

    Learn more…


    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Humulin® N KwikPen®
    Humulin® N KwikPen®
    Generic Name: NPH Insulin

    What does it do?
    • Provides the insulin the body needs to maintain normal levels of blood glucose
    • This insulin is an intermediate-acting (medium-acting) insulin
    • It starts working in about 1 to 2 hours
    • It lasts 12 to 18 hours

    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Lantus® Solostar®
    Lantus® Solostar®
    Generic Name: Insulin Glargine (U100)

    What does it do?
    • Provides the insulin the body needs to maintain normal levels of blood glucose
    • This is an long-acting insulin
    • It starts working in about 1 to 2 hours
    • It does not cover meals or snacks
    • It lasts 20 to 26 hours
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Levemir® Flextouch®
    Levemir® Flextouch®
    Generic Name: Insulin Detemir

    What does it do?
    • Provides the insulin the body needs to maintain normal levels of blood glucose
    • This is an long-acting insulin
    • It starts working in about 1 to 2 hours
    • It does not cover meals or snacks
    • It lasts 20 to 26 hours
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • NovoLog® FlexPen®
    NovoLog® FlexPen®
    Generic Name: Insulin Aspart
    • Replaces the insulin your body normally makes to help your body maintain normal levels of blood glucose (sugar)
    • This is a fast acting insulin.
    • It starts working in 10-20 minutes
    • It lasts for three to four hours
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen®
    NovoLog® Mix 70/30 FlexPen®
    Generic Name: 70% Insulin Aspart protamine suspension and 30% Insulin Aspart
    What does it do?
    • Provides the insulin the body needs to maintain normal levels of blood glucose
    • This is a mix of rapid acting insulin and intermediate-acting (medium-acting) insulin
    • The insulin comes pre-mixed
    • It starts working in 10-15 minutes
    • It lasts 12 to 18 hours
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • SymlinPen®
    SymlinPen®
    Generic Name: Pramlintide acetate

    What does it do?
    • Helps keep your blood glucose from going too high after you eat
    • Helps to move food more slowly through your stomach
    • Helps keep your liver from putting stored glucose into your blood
    • May prevent hunger
     
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Tanzeum®
    Tanzeum®
    Generic Name: Albiglutide

    What does it do?
    • Helps your body control blood glucose (sugar)
    • Use its own insulin better to lower glucose after meals
    • Slows the rate at which food leaves your stomach. This prevents high blood glucose after meals.
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Toujeo® Solostar®
    Toujeo® Solostar®
    Generic Name: Insulin Glargine (U300)

    What does it do?
    • Provides the insulin the body needs to maintain normal levels of blood glucose
    • This is an long-acting insulin
    • It starts working in about 1 to 2 hours
    • It does not cover meals or snacks
    • It lasts 20 to 26 hours
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Tresiba® FlexTouch®
    Tresiba® FlexTouch®
    Generic Name: Insulin Degludec

    What does it do?
    • Provides the insulin the body needs to maintain normal levels of blood glucose
    • This is an very long-acting insulin
    • It starts working in about 1 to 2 hours
    • It does not cover meals or snacks
    • It lasts up to 42 hours

    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Trulicity®
    Trulicity®
    Generic Name: Dulaglutide

    What does it do?
    • Helps your body control blood glucose (sugar)
    • Use its own insulin better to lower glucose after meals
    • Slows the rate at which food leaves your stomach. This prevents high blood glucose after meals.
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

  • Victoza®
    Victoza®
    Generic Name: Liraglutide

    What does it do?
    • Helps your body control blood glucose (sugar)
    • Use its own insulin better to lower glucose after meals
    • Slows the rate at which food leaves your stomach. This prevents high blood glucose after meals.
    This site does not endorse or recommend any individual medication and does not accept funding or advertising from drug manufacturers.
    Our intent is to share information about medication use so that you get the most benefit from your medicine.

    Questions or feedback? Contact Us

    The information provided is educational purposes only.
    It should not be used as a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
    Copyright @2016 Fairview Physician Associates. All rights reserved.

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