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Are insulin doses needed for type 2 diabetes smaller doses than those needed for type 1?

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Dr. Richard Scofield
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
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In brief: Not necessarily

Often type ii patients who require Insulin will need larger doses than in type i diabetes.
This is because of a tendency to Insulin resistance and obesity in type ii patients more so than in type i patients. Everyone is different, however, so that predicting for a particular patient is only a guess.

In brief: Not necessarily

Often type ii patients who require Insulin will need larger doses than in type i diabetes.
This is because of a tendency to Insulin resistance and obesity in type ii patients more so than in type i patients. Everyone is different, however, so that predicting for a particular patient is only a guess.
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