This is a representative list of non-diabetic medications that Adventist Vegetarian Diabetics have reported having taken or have asked questions about. We present here a sampling of articles that we have found about these topics.

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First, find out what drugs can raise your blood sugar and what drugs can worsen diabetes control. Steroids and antipsychotics are at the top of the list. Other medications can include diuretics, beta-blockers, and oral contraceptives.


Durning, Marijke Vroomen, RN. “Drugs That Raise Your Blood Sugar,” Healthgrades (February 14, 2020). (accessed on 8/3/2020).

Marino, Mark T., MD. “Drugs That Can Worsen Diabetes Control,” Diabetes Self-management (September 8, 2017). (accessed on 8/3/2020).