For most people with diabetes 1, knowing these 4 types of insulins is a must.
starts working about 15 minutes after you take it, peaks in about an hour, and lasts for 2 to 4 hours.
(sometimes called regular) starts working in 30 minutes, peaks 2 to 3 hours later, and lasts between 3 to 6 hours.
starts working in 2 to 4 hours, peaks 4 to 12 hours later, and lasts for 12 to 18 hours.
starts working several hours after an injection and lowers glucose evenly over a 24-hour period.