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    dubthebeachcomber posted:
    Here's the deal. I ran out of insulin over a week ago, I have taken 30u/day of Lantus for 3 years. So, having been out for so long, my blood sugar has remained comfortably normal. Never exceeding 130 or lower than 80. Does this mean I should just quit taking insulin until I have some kind of trouble?

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    mhall6252 responded:
    How about...discuss this interesting result with your doctor?

    I would guess that it depends a lot of your level of activity and what you've been eating.

    I think waiting for "trouble" is pretty chancey.

    Michelle
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    auriga1 responded:
    Agree with Michelle. Talk with your doctor.


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