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Adrenaline production for diabetic petients?

Can there be artificial adrenaline for diabetic petients?
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replied September 6th, 2012
Hi, do you mean Adrenaline or insulin? insulin is what controls the body's blood sugar.

There are pills available but they do not work very well, insulin is a hormone and gets broken down in the stomache.

Today diabetics use pen devices to inject insulin, they are very easy to use and are pain free, the needles are about as think as a human hair and you can barley feel them go in, they only need go in a tiny bit, 10mm (1cm) about 1/3 of an inch.

Injectable insulin is the best treatment for all types of diabetes, even type 2, if you are on pills/patches then get a new doctor because you will only get worse over time.
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replied June 28th, 2019
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and I understand your concern.
Yes,inducing hypoglycemia can increase adrenaline production.
I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan
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