From Mill Hall, Pennsylvania, USA:
I am 49 years old, 5 feet 4 inches tall, and I weigh 140 pounds. Twenty years ago, I underwent surgery, and enough of my small intestine was taken that the doctor was concerned that I would need vitamin B12 shots the rest of my life. Sixteen years ago, I had gestational diabetes which required insulin, and now I have type 2 diabetes. My C-peptide was normal. Could the missing small and/or large bowel be contributing to my insulin resistance?
Original posting 26 Aug 2003
Posted to Research: Causes and Prevention
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:48
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