Treatments for Diabetic Diarrhea


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Treatment list for Diabetic Diarrhea: The list of treatments mentioned in various sources for Diabetic Diarrhea includes the following list. Always seek professional medical advice about any treatment or change in treatment plans.

  • Control blood sugars - to reduce any nerve damage.
  • High-fiber diet
  • Anti-diarrhea medication - Immodium, Donnagel, Lomotil (diphenoxylate)
  • Antibiotic (broad-spectrum) - tetracycline

Treatments of Diabetic Diarrhea discussion: To relieve diarrhea or other bowel problems, antibiotics or clonidine HCl, a drug used to treat high blood pressure, are sometimes prescribed. The antibiotic tetracycline may be prescribed. A wheat-free diet may also bring relief since the gluten in flour sometimes causes diarrhea. 1

Footnotes:
1. excerpt from Diabetic Neuropathy The Nerve Damage of Diabetes: NIDDK

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