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beta blocker cause hyperglycemia by inhibiting the glycogenolysis pathway during the energy formation.

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They cause Hypoglycemia and in certain situations and conditions, they can cause hyperglycemia especially if you are administered dextrose in beta blocker toxicity without insulin.

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