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Diabetic, blood test done, feels weak. Should take insulin?

Hello, I have been diagnosed as a diabetic. My fasting blood test results are c-peptide 0.54 which is low cosidering the test range and also tested positive for gad antibodies and have lost over 45lbs. I am 5 11 138 lbs. Pills have been working but I feel I need insulin to bring my weight back up and regain my energy. Should I be put on insulin?
Asked On : Fri, 1 Jun 2012
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Low C -peptide levels and positive GAD antibodies indicate that you are having type 1 diabetes and the treatment for type 1 diabetes is only injectable insulin.
Consult a diabetologist for the proper evaluation,diagnosis and proper treatment.
Answered: Sat, 21 Jul 2012
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