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Volume 23, Number 2, pages 6-11

Psychological Insulin Resistance
Overcoming Barriers to Insulin Therapy

Mark Peyrot, Ph.D.

Although insulin is a powerful medicine, both physicians and their patients can sometimes be averse to starting insulin therapy. The author reviews some of the fears, misconceptions, and concerns that prevent the more routine use of insulin.

Drug treatmentInsulin
Management strategies and toolsPsychosocial issues