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RE: [IPk] DKA how soon?

Hi Moira

> When most people are diagnosed they probably
> have around 10% of their original beta cell mass left and quite often
after they
> start insulin therapy and the islets have a chance to rest they can
produce a
> bit of insulin and experience the so called honeymoon period
Bit of a hypothesis: 
In a newly diagnosed diabetic, if the injected insulin amount is increased
with tight control so that the remaining islets were having to do a minimum
or work, does this 'protect' the remaining islets so extending the honeymoon

Do you know of any research on these lines at all?


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