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Can I live an active lifestyle if I take insulin for diabetes?

Taking insulin injections does require that you plan ahead according to your diet and physical activity levels, but people living with diabetes who take insulin can still travel, eat out, and live very active and independent lives. Speak to a diabetes educator if you're concerned about how taking insulin fits into your life.

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