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Diabetic, BP patient, on metformin, benicar, clonidine. Suffer hair loss. What to do ?

I am diabetic and i take metformin 1000mg twice a day,for my blood pressure i take benicar 40 mg and clonidine 0.2 mg twice a day ifeel .i am i could have a different combo of bp medicatiion. I am loosinglot of hair i am a female and it worries me a lot.I talked to my doc she say you should see a cardiologist who could put you on right combination of bp medication.
Asked On : Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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Hi friend,
Welcome to Health Care Magic


Good control of BP is very very important in a diabetic.
It will prevent kidney damage - starting with micro-albuminuria and progressing to full blown failure
Many diabetics ultimately develop Chronic Kidney Disease and end up with Chronic Kidney Failure.
The sequence can be postponed pr prevented by proper control of pressure.

A Cardiologist or Nephrologist is the best one for treating the pressure.

Take care
Wishing speedy recovery
God bless
Good luck
Answered: Sat, 19 Jan 2013
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