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Other Medications from 2009

  1. My son's albumin level was elevated so he was put on blood pressure medication, even though his blood pressure is fine. What does this mean? (18 Dec 2009)
  2. The doctor wants my teen daughter to go on Yaz to help regulate her menstrual cycles and reduce their accompanying pain. What are it's vascular side effects? (2 Dec 2009)
  3. My son was put on an ACE inhibitor three years ago for microalbuminuria. A year ago, he was diagnosed with postural proteinuria. Will he need to take the ACE inhibitor forever? (2 Dec 2009)
  4. Is it possible to infuse magnesium sulfate (in solution) subcutaneously via insulin pump and would it work in a consistent manner? (4 Oct 2009)
  5. Do magnesium or fish oil supplements increase one's blood sugar? What alternative methods are there for treating mild depression? (25 Sep 2009)
  6. Will the Albuterol or Flovent my son takes for asthma affect his blood sugar? Can I give him Delsym for his cough? (21 Sep 2009)
  7. Only 39, I have been having menopause symptoms for about four years. The nurse practitioner refused to prescribe estrogen or birth control pills. Should I get a second opinion? (14 Sep 2009)
  8. Are you familiar with the herbal treatment called Segratax for the treatment of gastroparesis? Is it safe? My 23-year-old son is looking for treatment options. (27 Aug 2009)
  9. My endocrinologist won't put me on Armour. Can you explain why not? Is there any other medication I could take besides Synthroid? (26 Aug 2009)
  10. Other than specific diabetes medications, are there any other medications that can raise or lower one's blood sugar? (20 Jul 2009)
  11. My daughter had positive GAD antibodies and now has H. pylori. Are there side affects of the medications she must take that relate to blood sugar? (15 Jul 2009)
  12. What kind of medicine should I apply to my son's injection sites? He has scratches and a rash. What should I give him to help with his lower leg pains? (29 Jun 2009)
  13. I am concerned about my recent forgetfulness. Could the lows I had when younger be causing this? Is this common in others with long term diabetes? (9 Jun 2009)
  14. With the new swine flu outbreak, is there anything special, other than washing hands, that we should be doing for prevention? Is Tamiflu safe for those with type 1? (6 Jun 2009)
  15. My child was taking Seroquel when he was diagnosed with type 1. Can Seroquel cause diabetes or its symptoms? What about Strattera or Metadate, which my son also takes? (28 May 2009)
  16. Is Neurontin an effective treatment for pain relief from gastroparesis? (17 Apr 2009)
  17. Since starting Synthroid, my daughter's blood sugars have been soaring. Why is this? (23 Mar 2009)
  18. A nephrologist said my daughter has orthostatic proteinuria, probably not related to her diabetes, and suggested monitoring. Would lisinopril be useful in this case? (23 Mar 2009)
  19. When diagnosed with type 1, we took our daughter off Concerta because it suppressed her appetite. Are supplements for ADHD okay for children with diabetes? (16 Mar 2009)
  20. My granddaughter has been put on lisinopril to protect her kidneys. Since this is a blood pressure medication, how will it do so? What will it do to her over the years? (15 Mar 2009)
  21. Our 12-year-old has been put on an ACE inhibitor for his blood pressure and to help his kidneys. How can we prevent complications? (10 Feb 2009)

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