Talk:531: Contingency Plan

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I don't think the idea is that the parents would kill the child if something went wrong (that would not be responsible parenting.) I think the idea is that the child would not be able to run away from home and there would be no incentive for someone to kidnap the child, since it could not live without insulin from the parents. ‎ (talk) (please sign your comments with ~~~~)

Given the story of Jurassic Park I think you are wrong. 16:35, 22 October 2013 (UTC)
Agreed. 20:58, 23 December 2013 (UTC)

From what I can find, this comic is confusing type 1 and type 2 diabetes. Giving your child lots of sugar would give them type 2 diabetes, but insulin is only required to treat type 1 diabetes. 22:46, 14 March 2015 (UTC)

Severe cases of type 2 diabetes can also be treated with insulin, but whats more important: There is no direct connection between sugar intake and developing type 2. It would be more "efficient" to feed the child with fat-products. 09:17, 20 October 2015 (UTC)
By fat-products, I am assuming you mean high-cholesterol or high-trans products. These have not been shown to be as effective than high GI carbohydrates. Other than carbohydrates, sodium has been linked to insulin resistance as well. flewk (talk) 02:50, 4 January 2016 (UTC)

(velociraptor noise) Z1mp0st0rz (talk) 16:59, 16 April 2024 (UTC)