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


AKINCI B., Yener S., BAYRAKTAR F., Yesil S.

Endocrine, vol.37, no.1, pp.33-9, 2010 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 37 Issue: 1
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s12020-009-9256-1
  • Journal Name: Endocrine
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.33-9
  • Keywords: Allergic reactions, Diabetes, Insulin treatment, CONTINUOUS SUBCUTANEOUS INSULIN, INJECTION SITE REACTION, PANCREAS TRANSPLANTATION, GENERALIZED ALLERGY, MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES, RESISTANCE SYNDROME, DIABETES-MELLITUS, SYSTEMIC ALLERGY, GLARGINE INSULIN, LISPRO INFUSION
  • Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated: Yes

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.