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Re: [IP] Do thyroid meds affect insulin needs?



Hi David, Thanks for your info on synthroid. Sallee Field
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Rundo" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Saturday, January 19, 2002 12:22 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Do thyroid meds affect insulin needs?


> when I started on synthroid, I was on the very low dose (.005) I have 
> since been promoted to .01 when I started on it I felt tired, and weak, 
> with no energy. I felt much better once on it. after a while, the 
> symptoms came back, I was not aware of the reason at 1st, but the blood 
> test results indicated I needed more . I am now very aware, that if 
> those symptoms occur, I let the dr know, then have a blood test then he 
> increases my medicine, a couple of times, he did not believe me, but the 
> blood tests convinced him. I sometimes switched between synthroid and 
> levethroid, basically because the synthroid does not come in the doses 
> at the time I needed it (once it was .0375) he usually increments it by 
> .0025 at a time
> 
> so I think it iis important to be aware of how you feel and tell your dr!
> David R
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