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27 March 2009

Do all diabetics get insulin injections?

No. Most diabetics have type 2 diabetes, which can be controlled through exercise, diet, regular medical checkups and medication, if necessary.

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No. Most diabetics have type 2 diabetes, which can be controlled through exercise, diet, regular medical checkups and medication, if necessary.

Only people with type 1 diabetes are insulin-dependent, which means that they have to get regular insulin injections. This group is, however, in the minority (10%).

Regular blood-glucose monitoring is recommended for all diabetics.

 

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