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Re: [IP] Sick with a cold

In a message dated 1/27/03 2:18:02 PM Eastern Standard Time, 
email @ redacted writes:

> I was curious if anyone has noticed that taking typical cold medicine 
> seems to affect BG levels?  
> I've had a cold for almost 2 weeks now.  My BG levels have been running 
> a bit high.  After about a week of an annoying cough, I gave it and 
> started taking some cold medicine.  Once I did, my BG levels shot up 
> considerably.  Factoring in the fact that there is some carbs in the 
> medicine, it still seems odd how much the medicine has caused a rise.

  Have you considered that you may have a sinus infection?  A cold for 2 
weeks and a cough may be a sinus infection and would explain the high blood 
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