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Other Medications from 2007

  1. My teen daughter is now on Seroquel and having very high blood sugars. She is also bingeing and not giving herself insulin. Are her highs caused by the Seroquel or the eating? (30 Dec 2007)
  2. Is there such a thing as a "glucagon allergy?" What are the implications for "Good Samaritans" who give glucagon to a stranger who has diabetes and has a severe low? (28 Dec 2007)
  3. Is is possible that even a low dose of steroids can lead to increased insulin needs? (23 Dec 2007)
  4. What diet pills, if any, can I take that won't affect my diabetes? (18 Dec 2007)
  5. Twice, my young daughter has experienced lows while taking a sulfa drug. Our diabetes team does not know why. Do you have any insight as to why this is happening? (16 Dec 2007)
  6. Recently, our doctor said he could not give my son a shot of cortisone for a bad case of poison ivy, but could give him cortisone cream. Why was this? (1 Dec 2007)
  7. Are there any specific diuretics that are suitable for the treatment of hypertension that are not prone to raising glucose or increasing insulin resistance? (26 Nov 2007)
  8. My 12-year-old has been taking Vitamin D for a year, but her Vitamin D level is still low. What is the safe amount she can take? (13 Nov 2007)
  9. My grandson's pediatric endocrinologist recommended my grandson take quinapril to help protect his kidneys. What are it's side effects and long-range effects? (5 Nov 2007)
  10. Since starting on Prozac, I've had almost no appetite and I've had constant stomach problems. Have others experienced this? How have they coped? (18 Sep 2007)
  11. The endocrinologist wants my son to take Lipitor for high cholesterol. Is this safe since he's only 11? What are its long term effects? (13 Sep 2007)
  12. Since a recent bowel resection, I am unable to feel my lows. Will this improve when I'm fully healed? Also, should I change my pain medication to take less acetaminophen? (22 Aug 2007)
  13. Since starting on Niaspan and Omacor, my blood sugars have been running much higher. Can the medications be causing this? (9 Jul 2007)
  14. Is there any literature about Airborne causing lower blood sugars? (3 Jul 2007)
  15. Should a young adult with type 1 diabetes be on ACE inhibitors as a precaution even if there is no kidney disease present? (30 Jun 2007)
  16. Should I be concerned that my daughter might sleep through a low blood sugar while on Risperdal? (24 Jun 2007)
  17. Is it safe to treat the sores on my foot with salicylic acid? I am active and have no other health problems. (27 Apr 2007)
  18. How do NSAIDs or other anti-inflammatory agents and antibiotics affect glucose levels and insulin resistance? (12 Apr 2007)
  19. When my son uses his nebulizer, his blood sugar goes up. What should we do? Should we give him Humalog before the treatments? (20 Mar 2007)
  20. My daughter has insulin resistance so her doctor has put her on a second pump to administer Symlin. Have you ever heard of this? (16 Feb 2007)
  21. Can Trileptal affect one's blood sugars? Since starting on it, my son has been having high blood sugars. (29 Jan 2007)
  22. What is your experience with teens using Symlin? My teen daughter has been using it and is eating less, losing weight, and having better blood sugar control. (23 Jan 2007)

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