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i have diabetes, can lyme disease infection cause complications

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Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Depending on the intensity of the illness, lyme disease as will most other infections, cause a change in your baseline Insulin needs. Some who are recognised early & treated may not see more than a minimal effect. However, unrecognised illness can be quite destabalizing for the long haul.
Answered on Nov 2, 2019
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
51 years experience Endocrinology
Lyme disease will...: Not significantly increase risk of complications of diabetes.
Answered on Mar 15, 2013

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