Diabetes and Metformin

When I was in Belize for 2 weeks this month, I forgot to take my Metformin. Metformin is usually given to type 2 diabetics to help with blood sugar regulation and insulin uptake. I take it because I’m insulin resistant, and it’s supposed to help regulate my blood sugars. But, I actually felt better not …

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Death By Frosted Flakes

I told my wife the other day that if I ever got diagnosed with some nasty disease and only had a day to live, I’d take myself out with Frosted flakes and half and half. (Actually, I said I’d used heavy whipping cream, but I tried it the other day, and it was so thick …

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what happens to a type 1 diabetic if they dont take insulin for 1 week?

OK, that question keeps showing up in my log files for this site, so I’m going to answer it because it scares the hell out of me that anyone would be asking it. The answer is: If a type 1 diabetic doesn’t take his or her insulin for a week, then they will die. As …

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