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Re: [IP] Type 2 on insulin

> Type 2 is insulin resistance.
> Type 1 means the pancreas has no activity and must have insulin delivered
> under the skin (shots/infusion) to live. A C-Peptide test is usually done if
> there is any doubt as to which type one is.

C-peptide tells how much insulin your body produces.  It shows a high number
with Type 2, low number can be type 2 also.  Type 1 & LADA have low to no
There are about 45 different Type 2's.
GAD test tells if you have antibodies which destroy beta-cells.
Insulin made in body has a c-peptide tale, insulin taken by shot or pump has
none.   Linda
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