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28 Feb 2003

Diabetes
I had a blood test taken on Monday and was phoned by the doctor yetserday to advise me that I am "Insulin tolerant". Does mean that I have diabetes?
Is being insulin tolerant something that can be "cured" or will I have to live with it for the rest of my life? There is a history of diabetes in the family but that was over 2 generations ago! If I have diabetes is it contolled by diet or do you have to take tablets/injections? I am seeing a dietition in 1 1/2 weeks time but I am also not quite sure what I should & should not be eating at this stage. Any ideas?
I have been put on a course tablets for 3 months as well. Are tablets for insulin intolerance considered chronic medication?
Anxious and desperate for your answers.
Thanks.
Lisa
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CyberDoc
CyberDoc

01 Jan 0001

Lisa, I’m not sure what he meant by saying that you are “insulin tolerant”. If you can let me have the results of your tests, I might be able to help. Mail me at CyberDoc@mweb.co.za and we’ll take it from there. Good luck.
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