Is caduet alright with type 2 diabetes?

Yes. But why pay a premium for convenience? Check each component's cost for your healthplan. Ask your diabetologist.
Yes. This combination medication (it contains Atorvastatin and amlodipine) can be helpful in type 2 diabetic patients with high cholesterol levels and high blood pressure becuase it is a way to treat both of these conditions with a single pill.

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Is caduet alright for someone with type 2 diabetes?

Yes. Caduet contains two medications, amlodipine for hypertension and Atorvastatin for elevated cholesterol. Both of these are common problems in diabetics and need to be controlled. Read more...
Sure. Caduet is 2 medicines 1: amlodipine - blood pressure is very important in diabetics to prevent heart disease 2: atorvastatin: cholesterol control is also important in diabetics to prevent heart disease. Read more...

Can caduet be used with type 2 diabetes?

Yes. Absolutely. Caduet contains a blood pressure lowering medication and a statin to lower cholesterol. Lowering blood pressure and cholesterol to goal is important especially with diabetes. Read more...

Can caduet be used by someone with type 2 diabetes?

Yes. Caduet contains two medications, amlodipine for hypertension and Atorvastatin for elevated cholesterol. Both of these are common problems in diabetics and need to be controlled. Read more...

How could I have to type 2 diabetes two months ago and then have my blood taken and it shows I am hyperglycemic now?

Moment in time. Diabetes doesn't go away. Each blood sugar represents a moment in time. Even when patients are in stellar control, there can still be variability in the blood sugar so that some are high and some are low. Read more...

My husband has type 2 diabetes. Yesterday he went on a two mile hike. His night time blood sugar we're high and still elevated this morning. Why?

Stress. Sometimes when diabetic patients undergo stress (prolonged exercise for example) stress hormones (cortisol and adrenalin) can increase glucose. However it is still important for him to follow up with his doctor because it does not appear that the exercise he did was particularly stressful. In general patients with type 2 diabetes experience hypoglycemia (low sugar) in response to exercise. Read more...
Complicated disease. Diabetes is a complicated disease and often doesn't work the way we expect. You'd think that after exercise, the blood sugar would be good - but he could run a marathon and still have an elevated blood sugar after. It's a combo of how much Insulin he's producing and his muscles' sensitivity to insulin. Over weeks to months of exercise, he will see a change in his fasting sugars, so keep it up! Read more...

Is diabetes genetic? I think I may be diabetic, my mom just got diagnosed with type 2 diabetes and I have two symptoms of it. Should I get tested?

Type II diabetes. There is a strong heritable component of diabetes, especially type ii. I don't know what symptoms you are currently experiencing, but the classic ones are polyuria, polydipsia, nocturia, and polyphagia. If you have symptoms, you should be screened with a hemoglobin a1c blood test or fasting plasma glucose test; especially if you are obese, or have additional risk factors besides family history. Read more...