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Flu shot and diabetes

Patient: I am type 2. Can getting a flu shot raise my blood sugar? Mine was a little high an hour after getting one

 

 

Doctor: There is no report that indicates flu vaccines result in a blood glucose spike. Your elevated glucose level may have bee n due to other causes.

 


 

 
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Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji M.D.

Dr. Jimmy Obaji completed his residency in Family Medicine at the University of Manitoba. He currently operates a walk-in-clinic in downtown Toronto.

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