Is insulin dangerous for diabetics?

Answer On One Hand: Insulin is NecessaryIf you are a diabetic with Type 1 diabetes, insulin is necessary and vital to maintain your health. Without proper insulin levels in your body, your blood sugar can... Read More »

Top Q&A For: Is insulin dangerous for diabetics

What is the calculation dosage of insulin for new diabetics?

The medical industry has developed standard formulas for calculating insulin dosages for newly diagnosed diabetic patients. These initial calculations are then adjusted to meet each individual's ne... Read More »

Can people who are insulin dependent diabetics claim any sort of benefits?

That would depend on which country you are in, you don't say. Don't forget this is an international medium!

Why can't diabetics take insulin through their mouths?

Insulin is aborbsed via fat cells and it must be administered via subcutaneous injections (not intramuscular). There are certain oral hypoglycemic meds, but those are reserved more for Type II or o... Read More »

Why do diabetics inject insulin rather than taking it by mouth?

Insulin HAS to be injected. You cannot take it orally. It is a hormone and the acids in the stomach will destoy it. It is not be cause it makes it work's because that's the only wa... Read More »