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Prolong insulin in take

Hi, I would like to know if they are any side effect if insulin is taken for longer period? Any gender TIA
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Insulin is given for your diabetes management and it's a normal hormone which is present in our body. The prescription insulin are analog or regular insulins. Don't afraid if you are taking insulin by consulting an endocrinologist or Diabetologist.
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Dr. Chethan R S Bangalore | General Physician
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Hi..... General weight gain is associated with insulin use, sometimes presenting as edema associated with abrupt restoration of glucose control in a patient whose control was previously poor. Weight gain may be due to more efficient use of calories during insulin therapy, suggesting additional benefits of dietary and exercise modifications. Patients on intensive insulin therapy may be more likely to experience weight gain.....
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