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Re: [IP] Re: High Bg's & antibiotics


It was probably the strep infection that caused the high
blood sugars -- not the penicillin.  Any kind of infection
causes stress on the body which in turn usually raises BGs.

P.S.  Hope you are felling better now.  8^)

--- "Barry W. Finch" <email @ redacted> wrote:
> I was recently on penicillian 4x a day to treat resistant
> strep.  I found
> that my blood sugars went from being pretty well
> controlled to out of
> control.  And it seemed like an immediate response (to
> the antibiotic)!   I
> eventually raised by basal rates because I was taking
> large boluses to
> chase the highs (which was not working)   Raising the
> basals did help
> smooth things out.
> Thanks,
> Barry

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