Some medicines for conditions other than diabetes can raise your blood sugar level. This is a concern when you have diabetes. Make sure every doctor you see knows about all of the medicines, vitamins, or herbal supplements you take. This means anything you take with or without a prescription.
It takes a big commitment to keep your diabetes in check. It happens: Some days, you aren’t as motivated, or you wonder if you're making progress.
Time for a fresh perspective! You can counter these self-defeating thoughts whenever they strike.
Decongestants that contain
beta-adrenergic agents, such as pseudoephedrine.
The B vitamin
niacin. The risk of high blood sugar from niacin lowers after you have taken it
for a few months.
The antipsychotic medicine olanzapine
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November 14, 2014
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