In a few short years, insulin will have been in use for a century in the treatment of diabetes. Through its history, we have witnessed the development of a variety of insulins with varying pharmacodynamic properties, all of which have the goal of mimicking the action of endogenous insulin. An inherent property of all exogenous insulins is that titration is required to obtain an effective dose since insulin doses do not reach a steady state themselves. This issue has brought together experts with a wide variety of backgrounds to discuss insulin management and titration.
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