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Flu jab, does it raise you blood sugar ?

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by ballabob, Oct 23, 2018.

  1. ballabob

    ballabob Type 3c · Member

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    I had my flu jab a few days ago, ever since my sugars are in the 12's does having the jab affect blood sugars ?
     
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    HSSS Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Didn’t notice any changes after mine
     
  3. ally1

    ally1 Type 2 · Expert

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    My bg levels are ok since my flu jab Saturday just gone.
    Just got a dam cold, well not a full blown cold but I do think it's from the flu jab
     
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    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    since having the flu jab i have felt tired and irritable , blood sugar levels appear ok but affects everyone differently
     
  5. JoKalsbeek

    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I always respond badly to it, but the actual flu is worse. Lesser of 2 evils. Sugars may go up a little, but they do come down on their own after a couple of days.
     
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    david0779 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    I had the flu jab Friday and my blood sugar went up by 6 for 4 day then went back to normal I read some where when u immune response kicks in to these things it happens

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    PatsyB Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    made me feel ill unsure why but never saw a rise in levels thank goodness
     
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    nomoredonuts Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I got really ill last year after my flu-jab, with tender ribs and chest. The GP insisted they use a dead virus and it can't infect you. Funny how so many of us get ill soon after. Hmmmm.;)
     
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    JoKalsbeek Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Thought I got away scott free this time around. Alas, pukey, dizzy & bg's up. Keep having to tell myself it's better than the actual flu, but my stomach begs to differ. ;) Hope everyone's back up to par again soon!
     
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    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Having my anti flu jab on Wed. Hope it doesn't make me sick or raise BG and if it does, I wonder if I should give it a quick prick to get it back in line.
     
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    Milly11 Type 2 · Member

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    I didn't have any raised levels
     
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    No. Just a pulsing pain in my arm for a while but I coped with my shift at work moving boxes so guess it was manageable.
     
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