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How are Type 2's on insulin different than Type 1's?

Discussion in 'Type 2 with Insulin' started by type1harley, May 9, 2014.

  1. type1harley

    type1harley Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Type 1's do not produce any of their own insulin, and are therfore dependant on insulin injections / pumps.
    Type 2's produce some insulin, but the body builds up a resistance to it, so it becomes ineffective in regulating glucose levels. They are insulin requiring, not insulin dependant
     
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