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Can tomatoes raise blood sugar in diabetics

A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Connor
Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
Excellent: It appears that you keep diabetes under excellent control Do you check your Hemoglobin A1C yearly.
Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
Pediatrics 20 years experience
No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabet... Read More
Dr. Nayana Trivedi
Internal Medicine 39 years experience
Well Managed: Fasting Blood sugar if can be brought down a bit lower ( say

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Dr. Joseph Mathews
Endocrinology 16 years experience
Yes: Caffeine triggers the release of adrenaline from your adrenal glands. Adrenaline raises your blood sugar by increasing glucagon and glycogenolysis fr... Read More
Dr. Terri Washington
Endocrinology 16 years experience
No: Caffiene should not affect the blood sugar but the things people put in coffee or caffeinated beverages like sugar, cream and sugar substitutes can af... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No: Hi. No, amoxicillin cannot raise blood sugar. Infection and stress certainly can raise blood sugar, however. So whatever your partner is taking the am... Read More
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Amoxyl and diabetes: Amoxicillin by itself is unlikely to raise blood glucose, however ,the infection that the amoxcicillin was prescribed for can lead to instabilities in... Read More
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Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Good beta cells: If your insulin-producing beta cells are working well, the Insulin gets squirted out very quickly with a meal and your glucose may not go up much at a... Read More
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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No: Hi. No, a tomato is pretty close to a "free food" in diabetes. Small effect, but not much.
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Not much: Rhinocort contains a steroid but topical use should not materially raise your blood sugar. Do let your doctor know if you start using it. Wish you goo... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
No: Using corn starch on your skin will not affect your blood sugar. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, milk an... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
Endocrinology 43 years experience
Blood glucose: Exercise will lower the blood sugar in a diabetic, often for 12 hr or so after the exercise.
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Dr. Bac Nguyen
Family Medicine 23 years experience
Not known as such: Anything is possible, but this is not a common known side effect of gemzar/gemcitabine which has many side effects. You are taking this med, likely th... Read More
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Dr. Sumana Gangi
Endocrinology 24 years experience
Dhea: DHEA is a testosterone precursor.. It doesnt affect blood sugars

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