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How long can you take?Diabetic?Tablets before you become resistant and need insulin?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Depends

The answer depends on the individual's characteristics and circumstances.
Some people need Insulin right away while others might never need to be on Insulin and can be on orals forever. In general, the more weight you lose, the more active you are, the less likely you will need Insulin as your sole treatment.

In brief: Depends

The answer depends on the individual's characteristics and circumstances.
Some people need Insulin right away while others might never need to be on Insulin and can be on orals forever. In general, the more weight you lose, the more active you are, the less likely you will need Insulin as your sole treatment.
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