Be Aware of Meds That Increase Diabetes Risk

Which meds can actually increase the risk of developing diabetes?

We know that many drugs can cause hyperglycemia...but only some increase diabetes risk. Watch for chronic use of the bigger culprits...especially in a patient already at risk for diabetes.

Oral and injectable corticosteroids decrease glucose uptake...and chronic use is a common cause of diabetes. Use the lowest effective dose.

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