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

Don't know what your dosage is, but if it's high enough, you will want to 
eat like crazy (so be careful of temporary weight gain)

At 12:53 PM 3/15/00 -0500, you wrote:
>So far I have not had any long term use effects but that doesn't mean I
>won't but I have no other choices to take prednisone. The effects of me NOT
>taking perdnisone are something I don't wish to go into or think about.  I
>have a bone density test run every year and my doctor does many blood
>tests. But so far I am doing good on it . It does keep me on my toes with
>my blood sugars. And I am live :) Do you get tested for diabetes periodically?
>At 10:35 AM 03/15/2000 -0700, you wrote:
> >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 :)
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