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Old 07-06-2011, 02:09   #21
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It wasn't my comment, but I took it to mean someone who uses insulin as a "crutch" without taking other appropriate measures.


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I'm curious.... how do you define an "insulin addict"? I've never heard of this term. I'm type 2 on insulin and to be frank I haven't been told anything about just how much of my pancreas is still functioning. So I have no idea just how much insulin is in my body at any one time. I'm thinking if there is such a thing as "insulin addict" it is someone who overdoses with full knowledge of just how much insulin they produce at any one time yeah? You can probably tell that I don't believe in telling anyone how to manage their own diabetes.... especially when they're under the care of endo's. I'm no doctor or specialist. Diet may help to some extent but not in all cases.

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It wasn't my comment, but I took it to mean someone who uses insulin as a "crutch" without taking other appropriate measures.
Welcome, Salim!

The regulars here tend to use multi-disciplinary approaches whether on insulin or not, so I think you'll find a different (healthier) dynamic on this Forum.

Glad you found us!

And now I'm curious about that other Forum ...

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