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Blood glucose went mental

Discussion in 'Diabetes Discussions' started by imintroublenow, Nov 6, 2018.

  1. imintroublenow

    imintroublenow Type 2 · Member

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    My bllod came back with a huge jump from 48 to 78 hba1c and i never changed my diet. The Doc had put me on new Blood pressure tablets, which hes told me to stop now. He says occasionally BP medication can have adverse effects on blood sugars. Anyone heard this before
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    Might be worth mentioning what the BP meds are?
     
  3. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    That's a big hike. How long was it between your last A1c and this one?
     
  4. LeftPeg

    LeftPeg · Well-Known Member

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    Mine went from 52 in January to 103 in August!
     
  5. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    Without a change in diet or meds?
     
  6. LeftPeg

    LeftPeg · Well-Known Member

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    No. This was pre-diagnosis I might add (well, my doctor said I was in the diabetic range and should probably do something about it, but I didn't).
     
  7. Guzzler

    Guzzler Type 2 · Master

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    We live and learn.
     
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  8. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    ..... and are you on statins or steroids?
     
  9. alf_Josiah

    alf_Josiah Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I'm not medical and perhaps someone will clarify, but neither statins or steroids affect blood pressure a great deal.
    As for blood pressure pills I have no knowledge at all.
     
  10. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    He was asking if his medication affects blood glucose levels, not blood pressure. Both statins and steroids affect blood glucose levels. Common knowledge.
     
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  11. imintroublenow

    imintroublenow Type 2 · Member

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    Im not on either statins or steroids
     
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  12. Bluetit1802

    Bluetit1802 Type 2 (in remission!) · Legend

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    Thanks. It was important to eliminate them from the possible suspect list. :)
     
  13. Kamalsrana

    Kamalsrana Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hello there, what I have noticed is that if you take action as soon as you find out you are diabetic, you can turn back the numbers. Action means change your diet and start excercise. You need to lose weight and size off your belly. Otherwise it’s like a fire that will continue to spread if you don’t douse it. Best wishes
     
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