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By Israel Hodish
University of Michigan 

Decades into diabetes, insulin therapy still hard to manage

 


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(THE CONVERSATION) So, your doctor told you that you need insulin therapy for your Type 2 diabetes.

This is a common problem and likely to be more so in the coming years. About 29 million people in the U.S. have Type 2 diabetes, and another 86 million have prediabetes. About one in four people with Type 2 diabetes is on insulin therapy, and another one in four likely needs to be.

What does it mean to be on insulin therapy, exactly? And whose fault is it? Could you have prevente...



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