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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. B.Gabriel Smolarz
Endocrinology 16 years experience
Depends on which med: The effects of an overdose depend on which medication and how much. Insulins, glimeperide, glyburide, Glipizide and those containing these medications... Read More
Dr. Rajesh Boorgu
Nephrology and Dialysis 27 years experience
Hypoglycemia: Overdose of either Insulin or some oral agents for diabetes causes hypoglycemia or low blood sugar. This can lead to altered mental status or coma in ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Faustino
Internal Medicine 26 years experience
In general anytime: There are many times of diabetic medications and it does not matter when you eat, however, there are medications known as sulfonaureals that require t... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 28 years experience
Dangerous!!!: When a diabetic stops taking their medications they are essentially putting their life on the line. Depending on how far advanced their diabetes is wi... Read More
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Gets sick!!: If Insulin requiring- and stop- life threatening in a few days if adult diabetes- higher sugars will over time increase fatigue, later increase ur... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kelty Baker
Hematology 28 years experience
Med expiration: Yes, but i wouldn't take it past 12/31/12.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
No significant : Interaction we advise our patients to have no more than 1 alchoholic beverage daily, with, not separate, from meal.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Wayne Ingram
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Sweating+ drowsiness: As the glucose levels drop to hypoglycemic levels, the body will produce the above symptoms.The brain must have glucose and oxygen at all times and th... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
My bias is...: not to stop the meds that got you to have excellent control (except sulfonylureas, insulin) as, if continued, many have data or logical reasons for de... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Testosterone: If your Testosterone is normal it should not have any effect on diabetes. If your testosterone is low it could have some effect on diabetes. Please ch... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 54 years experience
Natural history: No drug reverses the inevitable decrease in Insulin producing islet cells in your pancreas.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bruce Saran
Ophthalmology 33 years experience
Glucose fat bp: Controlling damage to the blood vessels of your eyes and kidneys is dependent on controlling your blood sugars, the level of cholesterol in your blood... Read More

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