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In type 2 diabetes /insulin dependent how are the chances of diabetis being resolved?

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Dr. Jeffrey Ng answered

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It depends on the weight, beta-cell function, and of course, genetics. I have had patients lose a ton of weight and come off Insulin and a lot of diabetic meds. If your pancreas beta cells are still functional (c-peptide ) and continue to make insulin, then losing weight could help. "ressolved" or "cured"? ....There is no cure for dm. Losing weight helps. Go see your doctor and find out.

Answered Oct 4, 2016

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