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Old 07-01-2008, 06:30 PM   #21
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Good post Harvey - thanks for sharing your story and views - which I agree with.

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Old 07-04-2008, 04:27 PM   #22
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Originally Posted by rs0460a View Post
Sounds like you are a T1?

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I am a type 2 diabetic.
I use insulin but do not require it. I think on Rick Mendosa's website he goes into the different types of type 2 diabetics. You can search if your interested. He has lots of good information.

The studies I have read seem to say that its better to treat with medications. That it will slow down the progession of the disease.
Different medications have different side effects and there are a few more choices today.

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They do have studies that say that even if your "prediabetic" its better to be on the glucophage. Or one of the other newer medications. They say it has a protective effect and may slow the onset of the full blown diabetes.
I'll bet the drug companies came up with those studies,In fact i sometimes wonder if Diabetic type2 condition isnt just a natural part of aging and the drug companies are exploiting the condition to make billions of $$$.
Mentioned a few times "brittle diabetic"Whats that about?
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Mentioned a few times "brittle diabetic"Whats that about?

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