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 Can I diabetic die from not taking their insulin for 5 days?

 how do they test you for diabetes?
Like, what does the doctor do.?...

 does a diabetic NEED sugar?
does a diabetic need sugar or have too much?
if they have to much then whyy do diabetics have to eat all the time....

and if they neeeed sugar do the crave sugary foods? whats foods ...

 Do you think I could have diabetes?
*I have been really tired, like I can't through the day without having a sleep for an hr or so in the day

*I have been really hungry & eating lots but not gaining weight- even ...

 What does this mean???????????????
well ive had some symptoms of diabetes, like my foot going numb, thirsty and needing the toilet too often. and i did the blood sugar test at home and the reading was 8.6, im nt sure, does this mean i ...

 why am i dizzy everyday?
i just come to visit my dad an this just started. any time i get up i get dizzy what is rong with ...

 why am i thirsty all the time?
i generally only drink water.
i dont often drink juice.
i dont like fizzy drinks
i only have redbush (caffeine free) tea, without sugar or milk.

i drink plenty of water ...

 is it normal for my blood sugar to only be 75 1 hour after eating?
i had lunch at 12:30 i ate a normal lunch i had 2 hot dogs with bread and cheese and and all the good stuff and a pop and a hour later i checked my sugar and it was only 75 and i checked again 1 ...

 I'm a type 2 diabetic?
And to soothe my cravings, I'm planning to have something sweet every Saturday. If I have nothing else during the week, will I be okay?...

 Type 1 diabetic?? Weight gain ?? Insulin ?? Help !!?

I am a type 1 diabetic and have been for the last 10 years .
About 2 years ago I started to take extra insulin so that my blood sugar levels would always be down and so I could ...

 average cost for medicine per person?

 HOW MUCH IS 62 1/2% OF %80 ?

 my ac1 is very high and I don't know how to lower it?
The truth I don't take the insulin my doctor prescribed for me. It is very hard for me to continue to stick myself three to four time a day, I do take my oral medications....

 can diabet people drink soy protein powder by Optimum company ?
I bought one and my family has one person suffer from diabet .It said it doesnt contain sugar .but when i drink i find that it is still sweet ,so do you know what contain in the product make it sweet ...

 how do i get my blood sugars under control?

 what are the effect when sodium content is reduced below optimum level in our body?

 hermpardol tablets what are they for?
for short term memorey ...

 Why do I suddenly have a raging thirst, even though I have been told by the doctor that I am not diabetic?
I also have developed an addiction to fizzy drinks, although I am drinking mainly water and fruit juices............

 I M PERFECTLY MEDICALY fit and adult person they just go out me like i m threr presnor and i have to do every?
and i ve to do every thing according to there wish and order even i dont have choice in waering and ...

 How do you code a glucose meter ?
My Dr. said I had border line diabetes,and I should keep an eye on it. I have a meter,and test strips.but I can't find anything that tells me how to code it. I could really use some help. Thank ...

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How many hours do you have to wait between taking insulin shots?

it depends on what kind of insulin you are taking like regular insulin which is short acting . the NPH is moderate acting . and lantus which is the long acting one . and this is given according to sliding scale . blood sugar level should be checked before the shot to avoid hypoglycemia . the worst complication s for diabetics .or uncontrolled sugar.

Why aren't you discussing this with your doctor? You shouldn't leave that office until you have every single insulin question answered and fully understood. Insulin's are different, my husband uses Lantus which is a time released 24 hour insulin. He just started using insulin about 2 months ago and we asked every question we could think of and made sure we understood everything, very very well.

Your doctor is the ONLY one who could answer this question for you.

as a nurse, we medicate our patients with the sliding scale before meals and at bedtime. so approx 4 times a day. but some pts take other forms of insulin as well (lantus for example). i suggest u follow ur md orders.

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