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Ashland City, TN
A 37-year-old female asked:

one prednisone shot yesterday won't have another dose. normal fasting glucose 90 this morning 135. not diagnosed with diabetes. how long should elevated glucose last? should i be concerned?

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Dr. Frank Amico Sr
Addiction Medicine 43 years experience
Should last any wher: It should last approximately two hours in a non diabetic. If you have diabetes it might last up to four hours
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 49 years experience
Wait a week: You may retest fasting blood/plasma glucose in a week after the last prednisone injection to reassess. Wish you good health!

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