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Dr. Quang Nguyen
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Insulin (Definition)

A hormone produced in the pancreas by the islets of langerhans that regulates the amount of ...Read more


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What could happen if I stop taking my insulin?

What could happen if I stop taking my insulin?

Stop insulin?: That is a very troubling question! If you have diabetes and have been prescribed insulin you could be in big trouble if you suddenly stop. Please work towards getting rid of insulin by taking proper food - go online to "NuVal" - and exercising regularly. A visit to a dietitian would help as would a visit to a trainer. ...Read more

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How can I stop thinking of suicide?

How can I stop thinking of suicide?

Get Help: National suicide prevention hotline 1-800-273-talk. I would encourage you to talk to a primary care doctor to get a referral for a psychologist/or a qualified mental health professional to figure out what's happening with you. If thoughts of suicide become overwhelming, please dial 911 or go to the nearest emergency room -- they will do psych eval at the er and discuss your options. ...Read more

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Can i take omega 369 while on insulin ?

Yes: Omega 3 fatty acids do a lot of good things, including lowering triglycerides. They have antiinflammatory effects. They are used frequently in people with diabetes. Although recent studies on prevention of heart disease were disappointing, there are still a number of benefits to taking fish oils. Of course, attention to an overall healthy diet is important. ...Read more

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Do I have to put my insulin in the fridge?

Do I have to put my insulin in the fridge?

Not once in use: Insulin should be stored in the refrigerator until you start using a pen or vial. Once in use, a pen or vial can generally be kept at room temperature for up to 14 days (pens) or 28 days (vials). Because there are several different kinds of insulin, check your package insert for more information. Insulin should always be protected from freezing temperatures, or high temperatures (above 80-85f). ...Read more

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Why do I sweat. so much when i take my insulin?

?Low Blood Sugar: Low blood sugar causes a lot of sweating. Also will make you feel weak, tremulous, palpitations, pass-out, coma and even death. Please Make sure you are not taking too much Insulin. Talk to your doctor as soon as possible so that he can review all your medications, and adjust your Insulin if need be. ...Read more

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I'm curious what occurs during an insulin overdose?

I'm curious what occurs during an insulin overdose?

Insulin overdose : Insulin drops your blood sugar by escorting sugar into your cells. Too much Insulin drops your sugar too much. This will affect your brain, your liver, your whole body. ...Read more

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I would like some information about insulin pumps..?

I would like some information about insulin pumps..?

Helpful: Insulin pumps are most helpful in type1 diabetics who eat frequently throughout the day, have tendency towards high sugars in the morning due to "dawn phenomenon", and/or are unable to achieve good control despite multiple injections of Insulin daily. The pump provides a "basal" rate of Insulin that can be adjusted throughout the day. You still need to tell it when you eat and how much Insulin to do. ...Read more

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How can I fake a suicide attempt so people will care?

How can I fake a suicide attempt so people will care?

Please don't: Please talk to your parents about how you are feeling. Is there a counselor at school? Better yet, working with a therapist can help to explore this and assist you to find better ways to get your needs met. Take care. ...Read more

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Can i take insulin if i'm not if i'm not a diabetic.

No!: The first thing i would ask is why would you want to do so. Perhaps you and your physician have some reason; however, Insulin is critical for people with type 1 diabetes who do not make insulin. In anyone else, the risk of low blood glucose (hypoglycemia) is huge. That can kill you. Please do not do this without a good medical reason! ...Read more

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