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Will a person with type 2 diabetes under control end up with the need for insulin?

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Yes. If diabetes doesn't come under control with medicine.
basant kusumakar ras 125 mg twice a day gumar avleh 10 gm twice a day relief in 3-4 days and for complete cure take it for 60 days only avoid spicy and oily food
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. The main cause for diabetes is lack of insulin, that is the beta cells in pancreas get affected and produce less insulin. Due to uncontrolled glucose and increased fat in the body, these cells get further affected so progressively there is less secretion of Insulin. So when a person has diabetes over many years like 20 to 25 years or longer, slowly beta cell function goes down and a time comes when there is a need for external Insulin to maintain expected glucose levels. This happens particularly if blood glucose is not well controlled. Thanks.
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It depends on the amount of functional residual pancreas left insulin may or may not be needed.
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