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Janumet and Blood Sugar

Janumet 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 on. In these situations, Janumet may not be enough to treat your diabetes, and the use of insulin may be required. Contact your healthcare provider if you have a fever, infection, injury, or will be having 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.
     

Janumet and Managing Blood Sugar

Low and high blood sugar levels are known problems in some people taking Janumet, and can cause serious or even life-threatening complications. Prevention is the best treatment. Therefore, anyone taking Janumet should be aware that low blood sugar (if taking Janumet with other diabetes medication) or high blood sugar levels are possibilities. They should know the signs and symptoms of high blood sugar or low blood sugar and know what to do if these symptoms occur. Finally, it is important that anyone with diabetes know how to check their blood sugar levels and check them regularly.
 
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