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A 48 year old woman, weighing 60kg, with Type 2 diabetes, has to be started on insulin in the outpatient clinic. She is currently on Tab Glibenclamide 10mg before breakfast and Tab Metformin 1000mg twice a day. Her physician prescribes her:

1. Injection Actrapid 4 units sc three times a day before each meal
2. Tab Metformin 1000mg twice daily.
3. He tells her to stop her Tab Glibenclamide.

Do you agree with his advice?

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