High blood sugar following a cortisone injectionForum General Type 2 Diabetes Cortisone shot. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Thread Tools Email this Page…. Cortisone shot Hello, has increase had any issues with blood sugar rising rapidly after a cortisone shot? Went to orthepedic doctor and told him I had type 2 diabetes and he still cortisone injection increased blood sugar me shot.
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Forum General Type 2 Diabetes Cortisone shot. Page 1 of 2 1 2 Last Jump to page: Thread Tools Email this Page…. Cortisone shot Hello, has anyone had any issues with blood sugar rising rapidly after a cortisone shot? Went to orthepedic doctor and told him I had type 2 diabetes and he still gave me shot.
I tested today about 3. I had no idea this woood happen. Will it go back down to where I was? How long does that take? I've not had a cortisone shot but took a short-term dose or oral steroids three times last year, and, yes, it can raise your blood sugar.
My blood sugar with oral steroids was in the high s or low s before bed and back to low s in the morning. Your blood sugar will probably resolve itself soon. Always get copies of your labs.
Always read the package insert. Sep A1c 4. Did that last just for a day or was it several days? Join Date April Posts My mother had several shots in knees and back. It would spike her up pts. The more physical activity the faster the rise until it leveled out. Usually things returned back to normal in days. She adjusted for these quite well. MelP liked this post.
So should I not work if I'm constantly walking and moving at work if physical activity causes numbers to rise faster? Originally Posted by Briguy. Briguy , fatboy , Seagal , NewfieDad , whattheheck , franchettii liked this post. I've had multiple cortisone injections in my shoulders and lower back, each injection elevated my FBG but the effect seems to wear off within hours. Triv , Seagal , Briguy , NewfieDad liked this post. AnnC , Seagal , Briguy , Pricejh61 , ickihun liked this post.
I took a 12 day predisone course and yes, it has elevated my b. I am off them as of tomorrow, the titration down has already had a positive result of my b. No reason you can't go to work in my opinion.
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