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How dose amaryl (glimepiride) affect blood sugar, insulin?

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Dr. Carol Cheney
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
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In brief: Lowers blood sugar

Amaryl (glimepiride) stimulates the pancreas to release insulin, which will cause the blood sugar to fall.
This release of Insulin occurs without relation to whether one has eaten, so if one goes a long period without eating, the blood sugar can become abnormally low.

In brief: Lowers blood sugar

Amaryl (glimepiride) stimulates the pancreas to release insulin, which will cause the blood sugar to fall.
This release of Insulin occurs without relation to whether one has eaten, so if one goes a long period without eating, the blood sugar can become abnormally low.
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