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how often does a diabetic on insulin expect to have a hypoglycemic episode?

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Dr. LUIS IRIZARRY
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Never: That is the goal, to never have hypoglycemic episode. You blood sugar diary along with the lack or presence of symptoms will guide your doctor about the proper dose of insulin.

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I am a diabetic on insulin. Can I ever stop taking insulin?

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Dr. Charles Coleman
General Practice 25 years experience
Probably not: Unless you were diagnosed with adult diabetes.With proper weight control, diet, water. It is possible to discontinue insulin.

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