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How does meth affect diabetes type 2?

3 doctor answers11 doctors weighed in
Dr. Antonio Garcia Merino
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Multiple health issu: You should be concerned about health in general with the use of illicit drugs. Meth is a very dangerous drug that can cause irreversible multiorgan health issues, including severe psychiatric issues.
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Dr. Jeffrey Unger
A Verified Doctoranswered
42 years experience
Insilin resistance: Methamphetamine will interfere with the circadian rhythm of sleep. This will increase Insulin resistance and worsen glycemic control. If meth was found to be useful in treating diabetes, believe me, we would have gotten it fda approved!
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Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
32 years experience
Just a hunch...: Hi. It's just a hunch of mine, but I don't think there's much meth is GOOD for. If you're concerned about your physical and mental health, I'll go out on a limb and suggest you quit meth. We all know addiction is very tough, but help is available. Good luck!
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Last updated Mar 9, 2019
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