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12 Dec 2002

Diabetic No-No's?
Hi, My husband is 43 years old. He was diagnosed with diabetes when he turned 40. He takes insulin 3 times a day and medication,but everyday he eats junk food.Bags of chips,candy bars,cake,soda you name it. My question is what is this doing to him? Is he o.k. as long as he keeps taking his medicine. He knows what he is doing is wrong because his mother is a diabetic and he went to classes and everything. I just want to know what is going to be the results of this in the long run?
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01 Jan 0001

Concerned wife, the problem is that insulin also causes problems in the long run. The more junk he eats, the more insulin he will have to use and the sooner he will start experiencing problems like heart problems, kidney problems, eye problems, etc. Good luck.
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