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A 45-year-old member asked:

cymbalta (duloxetine) is surpressing my appetite, but my blood sugar is not dropping without the foodhow is doing that?

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Dr. Holly Barth
Dr. Holly Barth answered
General Practice 9 years experience
Normal: Our bodies are very amazing. The body stores sugar and when it senses low amounts, it will release these stores and use them. Therefore, as long as you don't have an underlying condition (such as diabetes) your sugars will remain relatively constant despite temporary changes in appetite.
Dr. Michael Wilson
Psychiatry 20 years experience
Normal. : The body is able to respond to reduced food by compensTions in metabolism.

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