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Basic Skills for Living with Diabetes
by Allina Patient Education
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Insulin acts like a key, opening body cells so that glucose can enter the cell to provide a source of energy.
Insulin is like the key to a car.
First published: 12/01/2006
Last updated: 10/25/2011
Reviewed by: Allina Patient Education experts