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[IP] How long w/o insuling

> From: Jen Woodall <email @ redacted>
> How long can a diabetic
> live without insulin?  Obviously there are lots of variables here.  But
say my
> pump stopped working, and I had no way to get insulin into my body, or the
> insulin wasn't working, or whatever.  How much time are we talking about
before I
> lapse into a coma?
> Jen

I'm not a medical person (as you requested), but I'm taking the opportunity
to share a tidbit my endo told us. If you are unsure if you are Type 1 or
Type 2, don't take any insulin and in 3 days if you're dead, sure enough,
you were Type 1.  YMMV ܰ
Jan (61 y/o, T-1 11/5/50, pmpg 8/23/83) & Bluda Sue (MM 507C 3/99)

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