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Symlin and High Blood Sugar

Even in people with well-controlled diabetes, high blood sugar is possible. For example, fever, infections, injury, or surgery can temporarily increase blood sugar levels in people with diabetes, regardless of the medicine they are taking. Contact your healthcare provider if you have a fever, infection, injury, or have an upcoming surgery. Also, you should contact your healthcare provider immediately if you notice any possible symptoms of high blood sugar. These include, but are not limited to:
  • Increased hunger
  • Increased thirst
  • Increased urination
  • Blurred vision
  • Fatigue
  • Shortness of breath
  • Nausea or vomiting.

Symlin and Blood Sugar: Suggestions

Low and high blood sugar levels are known problems when taking Symlin and can cause serious or even life-threatening complications. Prevention is the best treatment. Therefore, anyone taking Symlin should know the possible signs and symptoms of high or low blood sugar and know what to do if they occur. Finally, it is important that you know how to check your blood sugar levels and that you check them often.
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