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Nothing about diabetes is simple:

Not all type 1 is auto-immune; there are a variety of other causes 
including pancreatitis, exposure to certain medications, etc.

Many of those with type 2 may eventually get to the point where they need 
insulin to keep bgs in range, but they are not insulin DEPENDENT - ie, will 
not die within days if they don't inject - unlike folks with type 1

Judith C. Renwick RN MSN CPNP BC-ADM CPT
Mother of a 17 year old diagnosed at age 2 months; pumping 3 years
Pump coordinator, diabetes camp

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