, Volume 37, Issue 1, pp 33-39
Date: 30 Oct 2009

Allergic reactions to human insulin: a review of current knowledge and treatment options

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Abstract

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.