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Is it true that all persons with insulin depedent diabetes receive daily insulin injections?
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Dr. Jennie Law
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
3 doctors agree
In brief: Yes, if pen/vial
If a person truly is 'insulin dependent' then yes, they will need Insulin all the time.
The longest lasting insuling from vials or pens lasts 24 hrs, so a person using these will need a minimum once daily injection. If the person has an Insulin pump providing Insulin continuously thru a small tube in the subcutaneous tissue, they don't need injections, but need to change tube every 3 days.

In brief: Yes, if pen/vial
If a person truly is 'insulin dependent' then yes, they will need Insulin all the time.
The longest lasting insuling from vials or pens lasts 24 hrs, so a person using these will need a minimum once daily injection. If the person has an Insulin pump providing Insulin continuously thru a small tube in the subcutaneous tissue, they don't need injections, but need to change tube every 3 days.
Dr. Jennie Law
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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
If you are Insulin dependent, you will need Insulin to control your blood sugar.

In brief: Yes
If you are Insulin dependent, you will need Insulin to control your blood sugar.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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