"Taking Lantus once a day at the same time each day made an important difference in the positive way I manage my blood sugar. I found that the Lantus(R) SoloSTAR(R) pen is easy to learn, easy to use and easy to inject. It's small, discreet and convenient -- I can just throw it in my purse and take it with me during rehearsals."
By logging on to http://www.AidasStory.com, people with diabetes can find helpful hints from Ms. Turturro about working with their treating healthcare provider to decide if insulin is right for them. The website also includes a digital video featuring Ms. Turturro's personal journey to blood sugar control.
"Diabetes is not an easy disease to manage, especially without the information, tools, and support the disease demands," said Steven V. Edelman, MD, founder of the non-profit diabetes educational and motivational organization Taking Control of Your Diabetes, of which Aida Turturro is a member. "By talking about her life with diabetes, Aida inspires others to confront their own diabetes and take action with their health by looking at treatment options that may truly help them, including insulin."
For more information, please visit http://www.AidasStory.com.
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