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Does The Chemo Drug Gemzar Raise Blood Sugar In A Diabetic
Not known as such: Anything is possible, but this is not a common known side effect of gemzar/gemcitabine which has many side effects. You are taking this med, likely that you are on something else as well which may be the cause. Also, when ill, sugar levels tend to rise as well. Best is to consult your doc... Good luck. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
• I am diabetic since 5 years,for the last 5 years my fasting blood glucose in between 125-134 mg/dL and my blood sugar level two hours after eati?
No specific question: The fasting blood sugar results you are providing do indeed point to diabetes. Are you under the care of a physician and being treated for the diabetes? If you are on medication I would advise that you follow up with your physician to discuss your results. Heed the lifestyle advice that your doctor gives you, changing your diet and exercising will greatly affect you long term outcome. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Caffiene should not affect the blood sugar but the things people put in coffee or caffeinated beverages like sugar, cream and sugar substitutes can affect the blood sugar. Sugar substitute have been indicated recently in leading to weight gain and development of diabetes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Amoxyl and diabetes: Amoxicillin by itself is unlikely to raise blood glucose, however ,the infection that the amoxcicillin was prescribed for can lead to instabilities in blood glucose. The blood glucose should be checked more frequently during this period and if its high contact your health care provider ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Does quitting smoking raise blood sugar? It has mine. Is this typical? I ouit smoking . I am diabetic and now my blood sugar has gone up. Are these related?
It certainly could.: A person can gain weight or raise their blood sugar after quitting smoking in two ways, both of which can be avoided. 1. Not breaking the hand to mouth habit of smoking, but replacing the cigarette with food. 2. Not reducing your calorie intake, as the body's metabolism slows down by as much as 10% upon removal of the nicotine stimulation. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Not diabetic. Checked blood in morning. Ranges are 78-90. Is it normal for my blood sugar reading to not raise very much? Sometimes goes down right after a meal. Will it keep going down? Or balance.
I don't have diabetes but sometimes after I eat my blood sugar still tends to stay low. How do I raise my blood sugar without eating?
I was especially emotionally stressed when the doctor checked my blood glucose level (am non-diabetic). Did stress help to raise blood glucose level?
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