Been Diabetic For 20 Years
Hi there, Ive been a diabetic for twenty years now. Can I be healed now? I've prayed and stopped taking Insulin and see it go in the 500 range again. What am I doing wrong?
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---Mark on 7/19/09
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Yes, Cluny, type II diabetics, pre-diabetics and also people with other conditions may test their blood sugar at home.
Congratulations on not needing insulin any more.
---Donna66 on 7/24/09|
\\Finger-stick blood tests, that insulin dependent diabetics routinely do at home, are a safer way to evaluate the disease than stopping insulin.
---Donna66 on 7/22/09\\
I'm not insulin dependent (I was for a while), but the dr. does want me to monitor my blood sugar, which varies between 100-120 in the am.
Every case of diabetes is its own entity, I realize, Donna66
---Cluny on 7/23/09|
Although type II diabetes now appears even in childhood, it can occur at any time during life. Type II MAY be treated by insulin...
Type I rarely shows up in later life (unless due to surgery or injury or other disease). It usually first appears from infancy through early adulthood. Type I is ALWAYS
treated with insulin.
As a nurse, I "guessed" Mark that had type I (based on his taking insulin 20 yrs). I may be wrong. But if I erred in my advice, I wanted to err on the side of safety.
Finger-stick blood tests, that insulin dependent diabetics routinely do at home, are a safer way to evaluate the disease than stopping insulin.
---Donna66 on 7/22/09|
According to Leslie here, you have a demon or Satan inside of you. It will be best to contact her or another person to cast that demon or Satan out......
But back to reality. You can certainty be healed, but God doesn't always heal when YOU want it, but He will certainty give you the strength to handle the situation. Keep praying.
---Ignatius on 7/22/09|
\\ Since the questioner has been on insulin so long, I'm assumimg they have type I diabetes. \\
Mark did not say how old he was. Actually, either Type 1 (formerly called Juvenile Diabetes) and Type 2 (formerly adult onset) can happen any time of life.
In Type 1, the patient simply quits making insulin.
In Type 2, the insulin is either not in sufficient quantity or quality.
Either can be treated with insulin, but Type 2 has more alternatives. And every case is different. What works for one person might not work for another.
---Cluny on 7/21/09|
Take your insulin! You are risking your life!
We don't know why some are plagued with all sorts of diseases and problems, but you/we must deal with them.
My sister was diagnosed with Diabetes when she was 3 years old, she's now in her early 60's. She is plagued with many illnesses that diabetes causes, arthritis, loosing her sight, brittle bones, knee and hip replacements, I could go on...
She still prays for a healing. Will she ever live to see that, no one knows.
You are risking dropping into a coma with your sugar level so high!
God will give you a reason to believe if He chooses to heal you.
Until then take care of yourself as instructed by your docs!
Keep praying brother, but also take better care of yourself!
---NV_Barbara on 7/21/09|
Since the questioner has been on insulin so long, I'm assumimg they have type I diabetes.
People with type II diabetes can sometimes be treated with oral medication (pills) and are usually not in grave danger going without for a short time.
Type I diabetics must stay on insulin for their survival. It's not that God cannot heal them, but it would be dangerous for them to test for healing by stopping insulin.
They should, instead, look for falling blood sugar when they test their blood.(and test if any unusual sympoms appear)
---Donna66 on 7/21/09|
Take your insulin. And remember that sometimes God's will isn't that we be healed, as painful as this sounds. You need to learn to manage this condition, and help others with it.
---amand6348 on 7/20/09|
\\He can lower your dose...perhaps on a sliding scale. If he tells you you no longer need insulin, THEN you are healed.\\
I'm not taking insulin or most of my other diabetic meds, in fact, I was off all of them for a while.
I do, however, now take 2 mg of Avandia (originally I was on 4).
As I said, diabetes is always changing.
---Cluny on 7/21/09|
Listen to wisdom! Take your Insulin you will only be doing your body more harm than good. My Auntie died of diabetes saying God would heal and it wasn't pleasant. God heals but you cannot force Gods will.
Luke was a physician and there was no indication that he would have given up his profession and solely relied on healing, I'm not expert on these if God heals fine but if not it takes nothing away from my love for him he just didn't chose to heal and I love him regardless I have to whist in the grave I need to depend on him to raise me to a body that will never die but this temporal body was never here to last for ever.
Please take your medication life is for living!
God Bless CarlaX
---Carla3939 on 7/20/09|
What you are doing wrong is NOT taking your insulin! You are causing damage to your body by doing this.
If your need for insulin decreases you can tell it by your own blood sugar testing and watching for sympoms of hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
If you find your insulin requirement becoming less, go to your doctor with the results of your blood sugar tests, let him test you. He can lower your dose...perhaps on a sliding scale. If he tells you you no longer need insulin, THEN you are healed.
---Donna66 on 7/20/09|
Why do you fear death?
I await death by natural causes. Embrace death it's a new beginning.
You have your faith and carry your cross. You have lived a good life, then you have no concerns. Why do you still cling to the physicality and materiality?
God is calling you.
Now if your doctor is a Christian, then perhaps God doesn't want you to leave. But if your doctor is an athiest, then why are you believing in Athiests? Question your doctors faith the same way you'd question another Christian's faith. Ask about their good works (BESIDES BEING A DOCTOR). They already have their reward in this world for being a doctor, they get paid for it. What do they do for free? Soup kitchens?
---stephen on 7/20/09|
God does indeed cure diabetes.
Most of the time He uses doctors, medicines, exercise, and diet!
Keep in mind that diabetes is a dynamic disease and is always changing, hence the medical management needs to be adjusted periodically.
Humble yourself and follow your doctor's directions. This is God's will for you!
---Cluny on 7/20/09|
One of the things wrong here is that you probably were told once you are prayed off, then stop taking your meds and go on faith. From my own personal healing experiences, Mark, I knew the instant the Healing took place, I didn't have to be told, now go in faith and keep believing until it manifest, it was a done deal the moment it happened. You will know when, where and how it happens, just keep praising God for the healing He promised, take your meds and stay faithful, He does want you healed, just follow HIM, not man, and you will be healed in Jesus Name. Declare it as done, then when it does happen, you will know it and then you can stop the meds. Enjoy the journey
---Brenda on 7/20/09|
God can and will cure us of diseases, if, it is His Will!! But God also gave Doctors the knowledge that, they have. And, i am quite sure that, He would want us to listen to them, if, they are telling us, something for our good.
I work in the Nursing field, and believe me, you do not want your Suger to keep on going up in the 500's and higher. It is not a pretty picture. "Please take your Insulin"!!!!
---Ruby7969 on 7/20/09|
Jesus healed, and then said, go and sin no more, in a number of cases. *If* your diabetes is related to overeating . . . then what you are doing wrong is not correcting how you eat. This can be like if you are in your bathtub drowning, and you are praying for God to heal you of how you are suffering shortness of breath > in this case, you need to get your face out of the water, not just be believing God for healing. I don't know your case, Mark, of course, but you might need to get your face out of food so you aren't drowning in sugar in your blood. In adult-onset diabetes, that sugar is poisoning the system, drowning the chemistry. Ones need to stop chugging in all those carbs.
---Bill_bila5659 on 7/20/09|
What you are doing wrong is not following your doctor's advice. Insulin dependency does not mean a lack of faith. It means your pancreas is damaged and needs help. Can you be healed? Yes. Will you be healed? That is not guaranteed.
Study 2 Corinthians and see how Paul dealt with his thorn in the flesh.
Stop going off your insulin. That is plain foolishness and it could kill you.
---Trish9863 on 7/20/09|
mark,please use you common sense.God does and csn totally heal you,but will he?In the mean time take your medication,unless you are purposely trying to kill yourself.
---tom2 on 7/20/09|