Jade, from Michigan, gives herself an
insulin injection in this photo from her
book for kids new to diabetes.
Your cells need energy to do all of their important business to keep you running. Insulin moves glucose (energy) from food into your cells. Without diabetes, insulin would be manufactured in your pancreas. With diabetes, you must inject insulin because your pancreas has stopped producing it.
Injecting the right amount of insulin for your body and the food you eat helps keep you at peak performance.
All About Insulin You know that insulin you inject every day? Very important stuff. Here's why.
All About the Insulin Pump The insulin pump can provide more flexibility in your life while also helping bring your diabetes into better control.