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[IP] cortisone/prednisone

Are cortisone and prednisone the same thing?

> Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 19:01:43 EST
> From: email @ redacted
> Subject: [IP] RE:(IP) cortisone shots
> How your BG responds to oral prednisone, may be different than
> how one responds to an injection. Predisone has its own peak effect
> depending on the time of day it is taken and if it is an injection
> versus by mouth. A one time injection into a joint can have a different
> effect...peak ands and then gradually leaves the system, depending on
> where it was injected and how the body absorbs it into the blood stream.
> Prednisone by mouth will have a daily peak action, <snip>
> and basals can be increased to off set the insulin resistence caused by
> the Prednisone. <snip>   Barbara B.

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