I was unaware that I was supposed to socialize in order to get an answer. At least that is what I understand what was written on my lead page. My question is important to me. I had no indication of diabetes until I was put on massive doses of antibiotics. Than with out warning it popped up and now I am considered a diabetic.
Ron, you don't have to socialize, although some new members have said that the site wouldn't post their questions or answers without reviewing them, until they had x amount of points, not sure why that is happening. It is not a live chat here, although many times you can get a super fast answer, just depends on whether the person who knows the answer to your particular question is on the site and sees it quickly. Antibiotics should not have caused this, but, if I were you, I would definitely ask the doctor to check your pancreas and liver to see if they show signs of compromise. Both these organs and some others break down and metabolize medications, and the massive infection actually could have been a sign that the pancreas was compromised. A pharmacist would be the perfect person to answer this as medications are their specialty, they have to take continuing classes in order to compete for jobs, maintain their license and accreditations, and because their employer requires it. You should also see if any other family members have a history of sudden onset of diabetes and remember to ask about grandparents. My ex's grandparents both had it, and he didn't realize this increased his chances of developing it. If a person has a diabetic parent, they have a 25 % chance of inheriting this condition, the more a person weighs, it increases that chance above 25%. Have a good endocrinologist look you over and run tests, so that you will remain as healthy as possible with this diagnosis.
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