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Acute HIV effect blood glucose levels

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Dr. Mary Clifton
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes and no: It is possible to get HIV from reused needles, but almost completely impossible to reuse a lancet that we use for fingersticks for blood testing - the ... Read More

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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
PCR is a ..: ..complex test, & more technically difficult to perform accurately than the antibody tests. Because PCR detects viral-RNA (proteins within the HI ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
28 years experience General Practice
Triglyceridemia: I wish you had included in your question the name of the HIV medication your are using. Most medications to treat hypertriglyceridemia are minimally ... Read More
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Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Niacin, diet low in sugar and simple carbonhydrates,fenofibrates, omega 3 fish oil,gemfibrozil are usual interventions with variable results. Dependin ... Read More
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Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
No: It's just an attempt by companies making tube feeding to make extra cash by selling unnecessary bottled "nutrition" to unsuspecting consumers who woul ... Read More
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Muscles: Will need to use the sugar so will help with lowering blood glucose and this either reduce risk of diabetes or if you’ve got diabetes help you achieve ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Don't understand: Blood sugar is present continuously or else you'd be dead. It's controlled by thousands of complicated factors working together to try and keep it nor ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Because your sugar: Goes up when you eat. This is the first defect noted in overweight people developing type 2 diabetes. You need diet, exercise and weight loss, a visit ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
41 years experience Endocrinology
Only: If you like the taste. Does nothing to lower glucose. Cinnamon rolls raise glucose a lot. Don't get your medical info from friends, tv or the internet ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Cohen
42 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No.
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Dr. Vered Lewy-Weiss
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Several Things: The first question is whether the patient has diabetes or is at risk for diabetes. The stress of surgery itself could raise blood sugars, but having a ... Read More

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