Is anyone a Type 2 diabetic on insulin?

Answer I don't know exactly how much it is, since my insurance covers 100%, but to ballpark, I think for lantus and humalog pens, my insulins are around 500$ a month, and the pen needles are around 80$ a ... Read More »

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Is it possible to be a type 2 diabetic and not be insulin dependent?

Simply, "insulin dependent" means you take insulin. If you don't take insulin, than you're not dependent on it.Diabetes Mellitus (or abbreviated to, DM) is separated into two types, Type 1 (or juv... Read More »

Will any insurance cover a Type 2 diabetic who takes insulin?

Answer Yes, try a employer group plan or Mr. Mip. Answer Some carriers will offer individual coverage to an insulin dependent Type 2 diabetic. The rules are fairly stringent and it will generally b... 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 »