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Chemical or Drug-Induced Hyperglycemia and Diabetes

Purpose:

To evaluate a patient for drug or chemical induced hyperglycemia and diabetes.

Specialty:

Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology
Clinical Laboratory

Objective:

risk factors, clinical diagnosis, including family history for genetics

ICD-10:

E10-E14

Description:

A numbers of drugs and chemicals may cause hyperglycemia by interfering with insulin secretion or peripheral action. These agents can result in overt diabetes in a person with insulin resistance.

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