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Is it possible for you to have insulin withdrawal?

Is it possible for you to have insulin withdrawal?

Insulin withdrawal: At your age you most likely have type 2 diabetes. If so you can work to get rid of diabetes entirely and forever. Please see a dietitian and a physical trainer. Once you have rid yourself of diabetes - may take some time - you will tell all your family and friends. Not enough doctors work towards getting rid of type 2 diabetes. ...Read more

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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 are the withdrawal symptoms of insulin ?

What are the withdrawal symptoms of insulin
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Withdrawal?: Only patients with diabetes take insulin. If they stop taking it, then blood sugars go up very high and may cause a life-threatening metabolic emergency called, diabetic ketoacidosis (dka). Though patients with type 2 diabetes don't normally get dka, high blood sugars will cause other problems. ...Read more

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How could I get funding for insulins?

How could I get funding for insulins?

Free insulin: If you don't have medical insurance and your income is below a certain amount, you can apply for drug assistance program to the phamaceutical company making the insulin. They are very good about giving insulin free under these circumstances ...Read more

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Can i take omega 369 while on insulin ?

Can i take omega 369 while on insulin
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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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I heard that insulin makes your kidneys worse?

I heard that insulin makes your kidneys worse?

No: Insulin does not make your kidneys worst. Poorly controlled diabetes and risk factors will make the kidneys worst. ...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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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