Steroid induced diabetes dietary advice

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What is Steroid-induced diabetes?Steroid induced diabetes is when the level of sugar in your blood is too high. This can be caused by Dexamethasone (a steroid medication), which is often needed for treatment of cancer. Steroid induced diabetes is usually a temporary condition. In general your blood sugar level will return to normal after you stop taking Dexamethasone. Symptoms of …

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Your diabetes care during your hospital stay

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Coming into HospitalPlease bring all your usual diabetes medications, monitoring equipment and hypo treatment. In Hospital Being in hospital can disrupt your diabetes. We are there to support you through this. If you need any support with your diabetes ask to be referred to the Inpatient Diabetes Team. You may have a review of or adjustment to your diabetes medications. …

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type 2 diabetes and coronary assessment care plan

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Your doctor has recommended that you take this test to help with the diagnosis and the management of your condition. Please would you read this carefully and ask us about anything that is not clear or if you would like more information. What is the purpose of the test? The purpose of this test is to work out why you …

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Pregnancy and hyperthyroidism

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What is hyperthyroidism?Hyperthyroidism means an overactive thyroid gland. What complications could occur if hyperthyroidism is not controlled during pregnancy?Pregnancy may be affected by hyperthyroidism (an overactive thyroid gland). If possible, hyperthyroidism should be treated and brought under control before getting pregnant. If hyperthyroidism is uncontrolled, there is a high risk of complications of pregnancy. For the baby, these include miscarriage, …

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What happens after pituitary surgery

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Who is my key worker? Your key worker is a qualified endocrine nurse specialist who works closely with the ward staff and all the consultants to offer support, information and advice to you and your carers during your stay in the ward and when you are discharged. Sara Canagon is based at Princess Royal Hospital, 01444 441881 extension 65660. Sam …

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