A 35-year-old member asked:
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i'm just wondering, if you inject insulin even if your not diabetic will it harm you?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
40 years experience Endocrinology
Of course: Any drug you take has potential side effects. Why would you want to take a drug for a disease you don't have? Specifically, Insulin lowers blood sugars. If you take it when your sugar is normal, it can cause it to become too low. Low sugars can cause seizures, coma, death, heart attacks, strokes.
Answered on Jun 25, 2014

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