How Should You Store Your Insulin?

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    A vial of insulin sitting on a white surface with a needle inserted into the top of the vialMany diabetics wonder whether or not they should refrigerate their insulin. Perhaps the confusion stems from the fact that insulin may come refrigerated from the pharmacy.

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    Regardless, the fact remains that insulin does not need to be refrigerated after you bring it home and have opened it.

    Likewise, other injectable diabetes medications don’t have to be kept cold either. But, there’s a catch.

    How Should You Store Insulin?

    Insulin and other injectable medications can lose potency if they’re not properly stored. Here are some storage guidelines:

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