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Does Coffee Creamer Raise Glucose Levels
The blood sugar concentration or blood glucose level is the amount of glucose (sugar) present in the blood of a human or animal. The body naturally tightly regulates blood glucose levels as a part of metabolic homeostasis. Glucose is the primary source of energy for the body's cells, and blood lipids (in the form of fats and oils) are primarily ...Read more
Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) may raise glucose levels. Never had this borderline problem before til taking this hypertensive med. What diuretic substitute should I ask for?
HCTZ (hydrochlorothiazide) and glucose: I would have your physician check your hemoglobin a1c to see if you have any diabetes while taking. Hctz (hydrochlorothiazide) (h). Another option is a diuretic called chlorthiadone (c), which does not raise glucose (g) levels. At age 59, you may have some chronic kidney disease (ckd) which would make both h and c ineffective. Ask your doctor if you have CKD and could be put on Furosemide alone, as it does not raise g. ...Read more
What is/are the class types of anti-hypertensive prescription medications that tend to raise blood glucose levels?
Thiazides, beta bloc: The two classes of antihypertensive meds associated with raising sugars are thiazide diuretics, and beta blockers. Angiotensin blockers, angiotensin receptor blockers, calcium blockers do not adversely affect blood sugar in diabetics, have other potential benefits to diabetics, and are considered the preferred medications. ...Read more
Depends: On your ccondition. If you are a diabetic on insulin 3 to 4 times per day. If on oral medications once per day or not at all. If you don't have diabetes and having no symptoms of it (or low blood sugars) then you don't need to worry about checking. Your doctor can perform screening tests if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Age dependent: The younger you are the more you tolerate high blood sugar. In the earderly high blood sugar might create havock by easily causing extreme dehydration and brain swelling and sroke. I can not give you a specific number because there is none. As with low blood sugar it is not how high you are but how long you are high. ...Read more
Diet, exercise and:
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Fasting Glucose: There are variations based on length of fasting but basically the test is checking if you have normal regulation of your blood sugar - checks if it is too high while fasting (i.e. diabetes) or too low (i.e. hypoglycemia) or if it is within normal limits. Too short of a fasting time may reflect the food still being absorbed from the stomach/gut. If longer than recommended, not likely to matter. ...Read more
There are many meds:
There are many meds to control glucose in diabetic patients
sulphonyl ureas like Glipizide and Glyburide etc.
Meglitinide like prandin&starlix
thizolidinediones like actose
alpha glycoside inhibiters like ascarbose&miglitol
dp4inhibiters like saxagliptine, sitaglipin, linaglipitin
amylin mimetics (symlin)
incretin mimetics like byeta, victoza, (liraglutide) bydurion
here you have it. ...Read more
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