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can tomatoes raise blood sugar in diabetics

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Dr. Patrick Connor
34 years experience Emergency Medicine
Excellent: It appears that you keep diabetes under excellent control Do you check your Hemoglobin A1C yearly.

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Mathews
15 years experience Endocrinology
Yes: Caffeine triggers the release of adrenaline from your adrenal glands. Adrenaline raises your blood sugar by increasing glucagon and glycogenolysis fr ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Misinformed?: First you should not be testing your blood sugar. It is a meaningless exercise that has no mental health or physical health benefits if you do not hav ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
No: Hi. No, a tomato is pretty close to a "free food" in diabetes. Small effect, but not much.
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
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
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Philip Kern
42 years experience Endocrinology
Blood glucose: Exercise will lower the blood sugar in a diabetic, often for 12 hr or so after the exercise.
A 68-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
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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A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sumana Gangi
23 years experience Endocrinology
Dhea: DHEA is a testosterone precursor.. It doesnt affect blood sugars
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Sugar: 42 M: Is it true that 5 grams of table sugar will not raise your blood glucose level? (Assuming nothing else consumed with it--just the 5 g of sugar) ... Read More
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