How to Administer Insulin to a Cat?

Answer Cats can become diabetic just like their human owners. It is important to learn how to give injections to your pet after it has been diagnosed with diabetes. There are no oral medications available... Read More »

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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.

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 »

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 »

What dangers might exist if we infected people with insulin producing viruses, instead of insulin directly?

The virus might produce insulin in the wrong areas, they may have other side effects, and viruses have a very high tendency to mutate possibly into more dangerous viruses. There's probably more dan... Read More »