Allergic reactions to human insulin: a review of current knowledge and treatment options
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- Akinci, B., Yener, S., Bayraktar, F. et al. Endocr (2010) 37: 33. doi:10.1007/s12020-009-9256-1
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Although the incidence of insulin allergy decreased after the introduction of recombinant human insulin preparations, it is still a major problem which may be life-threatening in some cases. In this article, we attempted to review current knowledge concerning allergic reactions to human insulin and discuss the available treatment options of insulin allergy.