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Diabetic Inmate Can Try Eighth Amendment Claims (access required)

An inmate who suffered from insu­lin-dependent diabetes can try his claims that a prison doctor was deliberately indifferent to his serious medical needs when he allegedly failed to provide in­sulin during an identified time period, and when the doctor failed to respond to a medical emergency when plaintiff was vomiting blood and in serious distress ...