Can I wear my insulin pump during a CT scan?

The presence of an insulin pump or glucose monitor should not preclude medically indicated CT or X-ray imaging but device should be removed whenever possible. How does radiation affect insulin pumps? Your insulin pump should not be exposed to x-rays, radiation and strong magnetic fields. The very strong magnets in MRI can interfere with the …

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How does insulin work on muscle cells?

The insulin-receptor complex stimulates the cellular uptake of glucose. Insulin stimulates the uptake of amino acids into cells and simulates protein synthesis in muscle tissue. With insulin deficiency, amino acids are mobilized from muscle and transported to the liver. Do muscle cells respond to insulin? Because of the high responsiveness of skeletal muscle to insulin …

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Best answer: Are Type 1 diabetics insurable?

If you have type 1 diabetes and it is well-managed, you can life insurance coverage from some insurers. If you have a more severe case or have other serious health complications due to your type 1 diabetes, you may be declined for traditional life insurance or pay significantly higher premiums. Can Type 1 diabetes buy …

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