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Question:

From Choctaw, Oklahoma, USA:

I am a white male 50 years old with a heart condition and no family history of any type of diabetes. Can taking a beta blocker (propranolol) for 27 years cause Type 2 diabetes?

Answer:

I know of no literature on or have no information about how propranolol could cause diabetes. Are you overweight? That would definitely be a risk factor for developing diabetes.

LD

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Original posting 14 Aug 2000
Posted to Diagnosis and Symptoms and Type 2

  
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