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For diabetics, taking the sting out of insulin
Los Angeles Times

Physicians hear a common refrain from patients with Type 2 diabetes: “Not the needle! Not yet. Give me three more months. I’ll be good!” So they try with renewed vigor to control their disease without insulin through diet, exercise and oral medications. Inevitably, many patients lapse and their diabetes again slips out of control, doing invisible damage to their kidneys, nervous systems and cardiovascular health.