Excerpt: Rejecting the Biggest Insulin Myths With Type 2 Diabetes
“In my experience, there’s a misconception that people with type 2 diabetes who use insulin have somehow failed.
“As someone who’s lived with type 2 diabetes for more than a decade, and who uses insulin to manage it, this can be frustrating to hear. More than 4 million Americans use insulin as part of their effective management of type 2 diabetes, and it’s nothing to feel bad about. In fact, these opinions are both wrong-headed and dangerous: they ignore the fact that diabetes is a degenerative condition, and the misinformation can prevent people with type 2 diabetes from getting the treatment they need. …”
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