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does potassium raise the blood sugar level

A 50-year-old male asked:
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 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kenneth Smith
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Imple sugars in liqu: Lich as thce but any real fruit juice is loaded with sugar and is absorbed rapidly. There are also a number of products such as glucose tabs. That can ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
30 years experience Endocrinology
Sugar: Hi. Are you talking about diabetes and treating hypoglycemia? I hate to guess. Insulin therapy is the BIG risk for hypoglycemia. But as you would imag ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
See below: You can take glucose, or drink a sugared drink, or swallow a pack of sugar.
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.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. ARMAN Askari
23 years experience Cardiology
No: There has been suggestions of increased risk of diabetes associated with some antihypertensives but causation has not been proven. Hypertension and d ... Read More
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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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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Yup and No.: Potassium gluconate is the potassium salt of gluconic acid which is indeed related to glucose. The amount of potassium gluconate ingested is very sm ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Feola
30 years experience Internal Medicine
STEROIDS: Steroids like DEXAMETHASONE are used post op to decrease swelling . Common side effects are elevated glucose And low potassium. D/W your doctor and ha ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Glenn Messina
34 years experience Aesthetic Medicine
Range: 80-120 non diabetic
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