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Has anyone shown that isoniazid (inh) causes diabetes mellitus?
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Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology
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In brief: No
While isoniazid is associated with rise in in blood sugar as a side effect, that's a temporary effect - and *not* the same as saying that it causes diabetes, which is very different than saying a person has diabetes, where a person is no longer able to process sugar properly.
There are no literature or data showing that isoniazid directly causes people to develop the disease of diabetes.

In brief: No
While isoniazid is associated with rise in in blood sugar as a side effect, that's a temporary effect - and *not* the same as saying that it causes diabetes, which is very different than saying a person has diabetes, where a person is no longer able to process sugar properly.
There are no literature or data showing that isoniazid directly causes people to develop the disease of diabetes.
Dr. Charles Turck
Dr. Charles Turck
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: No
Diabetes is a complication of obesity.

In brief: No
Diabetes is a complication of obesity.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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