From Detroit, Michigan, USA:
Can a 17 year old Type 1 diabetic take a water pill?
Yes, but why? I presume you mean a diuretic. Why? If for weight loss for wrestling, it can be very dangerous!
If prescribed by a doctor for a specific reason, then likely yes.
Never take medicines without permission of your parents or doctor. It can be fatal.
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:08:57
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