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stop taking insulin

Discussion in 'Ask A Question' started by cockercas, Dec 15, 2014.

  1. cockercas

    cockercas Type 1 · Member

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    Hi, ive been taking the background insulin.
    If i stopped would my blood glucose rocket?
    I got told i was type 1.
    I have no symptoms.
    I eat 500g+ of suger a day (or i did)
    Ive cut it all out now. My bloods gone down from high 20s to 5.5.
    The readings are dropping everyday.
    As i understand type 1, the body makes no insulin of its owm.
    And that the back ground insulin only last 10hrs.
    So what keeps lowering my BG after its worn off?
    Thanks joe.
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  2. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    If your in the diabetic honeymoon period your pancreas will be still producing some insulin, however you should not stop taking your insulin until you have spoken with your diabetes care team.
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  3. AlexMBrennan

    AlexMBrennan Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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