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What happens to a person if they miss a few days without insulin ?

what happens to a person if they miss a few days without insulin ?
Asked On : Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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The sugar levels will shoot up way too high. Diabetes is a disease that affects how the body uses glucose a sugar that is the body's main source of fuel. When you eat, Glucose from the food gets into your bloodstream, your pancreas makes a hormone called insulin, which helps the glucose get into the body's cells, and your body gets the energy it needs. Type 1 diabetes occurs when the pancreas fails to make enough insulin. So taking insulin is improtant else other complications will start up. Do not experiment with yourself, you are not a guinea pig.

Answered: Fri, 18 Dec 2009
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