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Tue Jul 09 17:54:23 EDT 2013

Can my doctor put me on a long-acting insulin instead of recomending oral medications?
Asked By: babyd2012  
Category: Type 2

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type 2 diabetic for 3 years. I was on a personalized diet and exercise plan and it is no longer working I am uncomfotable taking oral medications and have a lot of trouble swollowing pils. I will have to be on insulin eventually anyways so I feel like it makes since to start it now. Id rather prevent diabetes comlications before they happen. I go to my primary care physician in 2 weeks. How should I tell my doctor that I would like to be on some kind of insulin therapy?
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