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Other Medications from 2003

  1. My nephew is taking 150mg of Zoloft and 900mg of Trileptal. Could this medication change his blood sugars? (22 Dec 2003)
  2. I recently read an article stating that the anti-psychotic drug Zyprexa (Olanzapine) can be responsible for causing diabetes. (11 Dec 2003)
  3. It was brought to my attention that there is a link between Seroquel and diabetes. (9 Dec 2003)
  4. My niece at the age of 16 developed type 1 diabetes after being prescribed accutane. (7 Dec 2003)
  5. The receiving physian explained that they had received a bulletin about the use of Teguin in diabetic patients. (4 Dec 2003)
  6. What effect could taking enalapril have on a 15 year old girl's monthly periods? (3 Dec 2003)
  7. What does taking steroids have to due with having diabetes? (29 Oct 2003)
  8. Are there risks if my son comes in contact with someone who has received FluMist? (27 Oct 2003)
  9. Is there a particular antibiotic that is better than another for people with diabetes? (21 Oct 2003)
  10. Could the Strattera be causing my son to run high during the day and low at night? (18 Oct 2003)
  11. Since it seems my son will always be on diazoxide, I am wondering what the long-term effects are. (11 Oct 2003)
  12. Has anyone researched to see if you mix allergy serum in with insulin to reduce the number of shots? (9 Oct 2003)
  13. I just wanted to know your thoughts on when the best time to get the flu shot would be due to conflicting information. (9 Oct 2003)
  14. If a child with diabetes should not be getting the immunizations, would there not be a warning from the Department of Health? (28 Sep 2003)
  15. My five year old daughter, who has type 1 diabetes, just got her shots for school. Will they affect the blood sugar in any way? (26 Sep 2003)
  16. What is your experience with teenagers and long term use of Paxil? (25 Sep 2003)
  17. You said that the prednisone did not trigger diabetes, but I wonder whether my son would have developed diabetes if he had not taken it. (18 Sep 2003)
  18. Is it possible that Paxil could contribute to an increase in blood sugar readings? (8 Sep 2003)
  19. Since my Niaspan dose was doubled about a year ago, my wake-up blood sugar levels have been higher than before I started taking it. (7 Sep 2003)
  20. Have you heard anything about the saliva of the gila lizard for treatment? (31 Aug 2003)
  21. Do allergy shots cause blood sugars to seemingly skyrocket? (23 Aug 2003)
  22. Is there now a conflict between the insulin and the ACE inhibitor? (5 Aug 2003)
  23. Is there a link between Lovastatin and an increase in blood sugar? (4 Aug 2003)
  24. My doctor told me that allergy shots wouldn't be a good idea because they would cause my sugar to rise (31 Jul 2003)
  25. I recently heard about the ability to replace Amylin in people with diabetes. Will it be available for children? (31 Jul 2003)
  26. My daughter has eosinophilic fasciitis. Would corticosteroids or methotrexate be better to treat her? (25 Jul 2003)
  27. Could atenolol make my son and his wife have low blood sugar? (13 Jul 2003)
  28. My sonwas taking Seroquel prior to diagnosis, and the doctors said there may be a connection. Have you heard of similar cases? (13 Jul 2003)
  29. I have been reading about treatment of autism with enzymes. What effect these have on blood sugar levels? (6 Jul 2003)
  30. A neurologist prescribed Trileptal to help with emotional control. What do you think? (1 Jul 2003)
  31. Other than the obvious sexual effects, what physiological effects will Viagra have? (29 Jun 2003)
  32. Can the thyroid medication affect his insulin? (27 Jun 2003)
  33. Are these reactions due to Actos or Actonel, or the mixing of both? (27 Jun 2003)
  34. Should my use of laxatives decrease my insulin needs? (26 Jun 2003)
  35. Will my son recover from diabetes once his steroids are stopped? (25 Jun 2003)
  36. I have type 1 diabetes, and I want to take a weight gaining, muscle building supplement. (9 Jun 2003)
  37. Could diabetes play any part in my son's inability to absorb the medication? (5 Jun 2003)
  38. What vitamins are okay for someone with type 1 diabetes to take? (31 May 2003)
  39. What are the best selections of anti-depressants for a teenager with type 1 diabetes? (8 May 2003)
  40. Is Amyzol an anti-depressive? Can it cause weigh gain? Can I get used to it, and have problems with quitting? (8 May 2003)
  41. I am currently on steroids and methotrexate to try to control my asthma. I had 3+ ketones in my urine and sugar ranging from 100-1000. (29 Apr 2003)
  42. Does diabetes put me at greater risk for infection? (10 Apr 2003)
  43. Are there any side effects from taking Istin and having types 2 diabetes? (5 Apr 2003)
  44. Are beta blockers safe for long term use in people with diabetes? (2 Apr 2003)
  45. I'm 56 years old, I have type 2, and I also have multiple sclerosis for which I take steroid shots times per week. (28 Mar 2003)
  46. Could the steroids have caused him to have diabetes that would stay active for the rest of his life? (27 Mar 2003)
  47. Could the Lipitor cause weight gain? (25 Mar 2003)
  48. My 13 year old son he takes an ADHD medication "holiday", and then he needs about 30% more insulin. (23 Mar 2003)
  49. I recently went on a trip, left my ACE inhibitors at home, and couldn't take them. Is this dangerous? (23 Mar 2003)
  50. I am being started on a 15 day course of steroids. How should I adjust my insulin? (22 Mar 2003)
  51. How safe or harmful is ibuprofen or other anti-inflammatory drugs for people with type 1 diabetes? (18 Mar 2003)
  52. I have suspected diabetes, am now 1000 mg of Niaspan. Can Niaspan cause your sugar to go up? (15 Mar 2003)
  53. Our son is on Concerta for ADD and growth hormone. Are the two fighting each other? (15 Mar 2003)
  54. My husband has a slightly elevated blood pressure controlled with Accupril. (10 Mar 2003)
  55. I have to take prednisone for another medical condition, and now I have problems controlling my sugar levels. (26 Feb 2003)
  56. Can anti-seizure medicine prevent a hypoglycemia-caused seizure? (14 Feb 2003)
  57. I have never met a person with type 1 who was not allergic to penicillin. How come I never see research on this? (9 Feb 2003)
  58. Is it necessary to go to the hospital after glucagon has been given? (3 Feb 2003)

  59. With all the talk of getting the nation to be vaccinated against smallpox, what dangers do our immunocompromised children face? (27 Jan 2003)
  60. Once the glucagon is mixed, how long can it be stored safely to keep its effectiveness? (21 Jan 2003)
  61. Can steroids cause you to lose your ability to feel low blood sugars? (8 Jan 2003)

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