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From Wellington, New Zealand:

Our son is type 1, age seven, normal weight, was diagnosed two years ago. He has good control (HBA 7.0). He only needs a total of ten Protaphane and two Actrapid each day. Why does he only need such a small dose of insulin to control his blood sugars?


I guess he's still making some insulin himself. If he's very active then this may help to explain his low insulin requirement.


Original posting 14 Sep 1999
Posted to Insulin and Honeymoon


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