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Old 09-05-2003, 06:34 PM   #1
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Hi again,
I have read that corticsteroids like Advair can raise or change your blood sugar readings.
Just wondering cuz I started on Advair on Tuesday and I did the glucose tolerence tests today and wonder if that will change the results any.
Has anyone ever heard about this?
Emily

 
Old 09-05-2003, 06:57 PM   #2
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Yes, cortisone medications can/will elevate the sugar level. I am not sure how long it takes to notice the elevation, but, it may be short enough time to make a difference in your test. Be sure and call it to the doctor's attention that you are taking the cortisone type medication.

 
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