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What is a unit of insulin?

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A unit of insulin is the basic measure of insulin. U-100 is the most common concentration of insulin. U-100 means that there are 100 units of insulin per milliliter (ml) of liquid. For the occasional patient that has severe insulin resistance, insulin is available as a U-500 form.

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