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Question:

From Detroit, Michigan, USA:

Can a 17 year old Type 1 diabetic take a water pill?

Answer:

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.

LD

Original posting 17 Aug 1998
Posted to Other Medications and Exercise and Sports

  
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