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    Insulin or actos?
    NPlummer24 posted:
    I am going to doctors on Tues. My A1C is 8.6. I didn't take all my medicine due to denial, etc. I also want info on whether Actos is really harmful - I've been on it for years.
    Anon_527 responded:
    Only your doctor can answer your questions about medications. Only you can change your lifestyle so you can be less dependent on medications to control your Diabetes.
    barb10562 responded:
    My endo has taken me off Actos. It is thought to be linked to bladder cancer. While on it I gained about 25 lbs and was miserable. Ive been off it now for 4 months and Ive lost 20 lbs. I would not go back on it for anything- not even lower blood sugar.

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