Can a diabetic patient reuse an insulin needle?

Answer On One Hand: Reusing Needles Has Some BenefitsCost may be an issue for many people who must order diabetic treatment supplies, and many people can reduce the cost of managing their diabetes through... Read More »

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Anybody knows the medicine for diabetic patient other than insulin injection daily?

There are a number of oral medications and many are relatively new. The patient should go to the doctor to review his or her case and see if any of these would work as well as insulin. If the diabe... Read More »

Patient is a diabetic, not acceting diagnosis but taking insulin thereby sugars are normal, how to demonstrat?

The diabetic patient's blood should be tested for insulin C-peptide.C-peptide is measured to tell the difference between insulin produced by the body and insulin injected into the body. When the pa... Read More »

DIABETES - I am an insulin dep. diabetic going on holiday on Monday should I store my spare insulin in suitcas?

Never put your medications, even the spares, in your checked baggage. Medications need to be hand carried to ensure that you have access to it at all times. If you contaminated you primary insulin... Read More »

How much insulin can kill you if you are non diabetic Would it be painful to die from an insulin overdose?

As far as dying, it would depend upon the amount & type of insulin. There are some slow-acting insulins that work over a 24-hour period. Then there are fast-acting insulins, some faster than others... Read More »