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Can you die from type 1 diabetes?

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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Yes

If you stop taking insulin!

In brief: Yes

If you stop taking insulin!
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics

In brief: Yes & can live also

In the years before derived Insulin was available those with diabetes usually died within months.
Without Insulin to carry sugar into cells, the excess floats around in the blood and draws water out of the body in the urine.You loose weight, become obtunded & can die. Properly treated you can have a productive & long life doing the same kinds of things other people do.

In brief: Yes & can live also

In the years before derived Insulin was available those with diabetes usually died within months.
Without Insulin to carry sugar into cells, the excess floats around in the blood and draws water out of the body in the urine.You loose weight, become obtunded & can die. Properly treated you can have a productive & long life doing the same kinds of things other people do.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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