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Re: [IP] Why I am glad I am not diabetic

> > There are a number of reasons why a person may not have a functioning 
> > pancreas. Diabetes is the primary reason for those represented in this 
> > forum, however we also have members who have had their pancreas's removed 
> > for insulinoma (insulin producing tumors), auto accidents, and other 
> > physical truama. I'm sure there are other reasons as well.
> so that's not called diabetes??  I'd think that someone who had no 
> islet cells from non-autoimmune events would have the precisely 
> same issues as someone who lost their islet cells through an 
> autoimmune reaction....

I'm not sure if it would be called diabetes in that case. Surgically 
induced diabetes might have another name :-) There certainly is a 
distinction in any event. I don't suppose it make any difference as an 
end result, but ......
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