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KimMajk posted:
What effect would the use of Prednisone have on a brittle diabetic who is already in Stage III renal failure?
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mrscora01 responded:
The pred will affect your blood sugar and most likely make it go up. As to the kidneys you will have to speak to your nephrologist. I don't believe it will cause any harm, but I'm not positive.

Cora
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008


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