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bdean
Posts: 262
Joined: Feb 2001

Hello!
Have any of you had trouble with diabetes after starting chemo? A friend just told me that she now has this problem too! I was wondering if it happens very often.
Thanks for any info.
Hugs from Brenda

24242
Posts: 1417
Joined: Mar 2001

Hi Brenda,
I have often heard of diabetes coming to the for front after surgeries. Trauma to the body has a habit of doing funny things. I think the people I have known probably had problems to start with but weren't addressed till an accident caused massive injuries and surgery. It is truly amazing what they are finding out about the bodies reaction to trauma and illness.
Tara

pippi
Posts: 53
Joined: Aug 2000

Hi, I was a type 2 diabetic before I had my mastectomy and AC chemo and it did not seem to have any effect on it at all. I am still able to control it by diet alone but really have to behave

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