Does Lasix Affect Blood Sugar

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I will leave the fasting glucose numbers to the people on this board that have had better success than I, but I wanted to follow up on the effects of diuretics on blood glucose levels, which I have personal experience with.

While I was in the hospital in December 2010, my dose of lasix (furosemide) was discontinued as it was compromising my kidneys. For a few weeks after I left the hospital, I kept having low blood sugar readings down to the 40's. My endo and I worked to lower my insulin doses until the numbers stabilized. A few months later, I had to restart the furosemide due to increased symptoms with my heart. Once I started taking it again, my blood sugar levels increased, and my insulin had to be increased. Since then, anytime my furosemide dose has been changed, my insulin dose has to be adjusted as well or my blood sugar levels are affected. My endo mentioned that it can be an issue for some diabetics.

Although the effects of diuetics on blood glucose are individual, and may not be a problem for you, I wanted to let you know that it can be a possibility, and is something you will need to discuss with your endo.



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Advice please regarding my Mother

She is recently having an issue with losing her hair in the back of her head. Two baldish spots have formed back there.
Family is at a loss as to what is happening.
Just went to the doctors today and he said it could be stress or maybe her thyroid. Tested her thyroid and the results were within normal. Little stress for my Mom.
Here is her daily medications:
Protonix 40mg
Captopril 50mg
Atenolol 25mg
Spironolactone 12.5mg
Lipitor 10mg
Nitroglycerin .4mg as needed
Lasix 40mg
Coumadin 5mg Mon 2.5mg T-Sun
Norvasc 5mg
Anyone have any insite or recommendations as to possible reasons why she could be losing hair?
Thanks for all your polite and honest help.

European Mistletoe interactions

Be cautious with this combinationMedications for high blood pressure (Antihypertensive drugs) interacts with EUROPEAN MISTLETOE
European mistletoe seems to decrease blood pressure. Taking European mistletoe along with medications for high blood pressure might cause your blood pressure to go too low.Some medications for high blood pressure include captopril (Capoten), enalapril (Vasotec), losartan (Cozaar), valsartan (Diovan), diltiazem (Cardizem), Amlodipine (Norvasc), hydrochlorothiazide (HydroDiuril), furosemide (Lasix), and many others

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