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Diabetic, diagnosed with low iron levels, started taking iron supplements. Will this affect blood glucose levels?

Hi, I just found out that my iron levels are extremely low. So I ve started on iron suppliments as recommended by my GP. What I wanted to know is, will this effect my blood glucose levels, since more iron will improve my blood hemoglobin? I am male, 39 years young, with type 1 diabetes , history of heart disease / heart attack / stent . I weight a healthy 70 kgs. Thank you.
Asked On : Mon, 22 Oct 2012
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Jul 2016
Thanks for your query.You have a type 1 diabetes and your Hemoglobin level is low for which you are taking Iron Supplements.This Iron supplements will not affect your blood sugar level .So please continue taking it.
Answered: Tue, 23 Oct 2012
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