It is possible to transition from Type 2 to Type 1. I know this is true because it happened to me and I almost died. My pancreas just stopped making insulin. I was taking Glucophage and Amaryl for Type 2. Felt sick, sugar was high, couldn't keep food down. Next morning (4th day of feeling awful) got up cause was nauseous, couldn't see was blurry and moving and couldn't breathe. Had very shallow rapid breathing. Diagnosed with DKA or Diabetic Ketoacidosis and though it is very rare can switch from Type 2 which I was for about 13 years to Type 1. Was in medical shock and dehydrated when got to the hospital. He should go without delay to an endocrinologist. Half of adults who get DKA with the breathing complication (which can happen fast) die. Good luck to your husband. Make him read my post. Maybe not his fault like it wasn't mine.View Thread
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