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I am a diabetes mellitus type1.. and im insulin dependent.. but i'd stop taking insulin coz of the budget.. is it ok to stop my insulin?

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Dr. SG Erman answered

Specializes in Family Medicine

If you want to end up in the hospital, or possible die, then it would be ok to stop your insulin. If you are type i diabetic, you will be on Insulin for the rest of your life. It is not optional.

Answered Oct 4, 2016



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