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Hypertension meds increase blood glucose

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how can i make my patients to be controlled on hypertension and diabetes on each visit inspite that studies says that hypertension medications my increase blood glucose level ? i mean if they dont take there HTN pills before each visit they my get high blood pressure readings and may concidered uncontrolled HTN patient but if they took the HTN pills before each visit there blood pressure readings maybe normalized but there fasting blood glucose level may increased due to HTN pills so please help me to solve this riddle. and thanx alot


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replied June 30th, 2017
Diabetes Answer A61565
Thank you for asking at Ehealth forum!

I read your question and i understand your concern. Diabetics are preferably put on ARBs and ACE inhibitors. Putting a patient on both hypoglycemic and hypertension pills is mandatory as any parameter uncontrolled can lead to drastic effects.

I hope it helps. Stay in touch with your healthcare provider for further guidance as our answers are just for education and counselling purposes and cannot be an alternative to actual visit to a doctor.
Take care
Khan


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