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Re: [IP] Cortisone shots and wild BGs--ARGH!



Ginny,
I am not diabetic, but I do take prednisone on and off for Crohn's
disease...do you find you have long-lasting issues froim long-term use?
I kow tht prednisone can even be a kick off ro type II diabetes.
Charisma :)
----- Original Message -----
From: Ginny Kloth <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, March 15, 2000 10:27 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] Cortisone shots and wild BGs--ARGH!


> You will have wild rides with cortizone. I am on prednisone everyday. I
> don't monkey with my basals..I use my bolus or dual wave bolus and check
my
> BGs every 2-3 hours when my dose has been increased.  And watch my food
> carbs.  Just keep a good eye on your BGs readings and you may wish to ask
> you doctor about using a sliding scale for your bolus during this time.
> Drink more water and check for ketones.
> Ginny
>
>
> At 11:35 AM 03/15/2000 -0500, you wrote:
> >Hi Everyone,
> >
> >Anyone who has had to have cortisone shots (for tendinitis in my left
elbow
> >and shoulder) who has any suggestions for the wild BG ride?
>
>
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