How much insulin does a diabetic need?

Answer Diabetics need enough insulin to maintain a healthy blood sugar level. Insulin dosages are individual and depend on the type of diabetes (Type 1, Type 2, gestational), the type of medication, and t... Read More »

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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 »

Can a diabetic die from too much insulin?

On One Hand: Insulin Overdose Causes Low Blood SugarToo much insulin leads to the same symptoms as low blood sugar. These include anxiety, fatigue, irritability, sweating and extreme hunger. If med... Read More »

I am a Diabetic and I need to know if I can bring Insulin and Needles on a Domestic Flight. Can I?

^Yes you can, just bring a note from your doctor, the airlines realize that we diabetics need our insulin and have to carry it with us at all times. The site below will give you more information ... Read More »

What happens if an insulin dependant diabetic wont take their insulin?

Their sugar will rise progressively in the short term. In the longer term, assuming they avoided coma, they would be at increasing risk of the eye, vascular and renal complications of diabetes.