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

Answer 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.

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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 »

What are the risks for a insulin dependant pregancy?

During gestational diabetes, the administration of insulin is indicated. The side effects of oral hypoglycemic agents on pregnancy is not well studied.Most women who have gestational diabetes deliv... Read More »

Can insulin dependant diabetics take reductil slimming pills?

I'm not an advocate of taking diet pills. There's a healthier alternative. Learn to count your calories and exercise daily. It works. I've lost nearly 50 pounds by setting a goal to keep my daily c... Read More »