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Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My Father (75 yrs) had bi pass surgery 2 yrs back and also suffering from diabetes. He has been taking insulin of 15 units from more than a month but his sugar level could not controlled. It simply fluctuate around 350. Earlier it was under control most of the time (under 200). What better steps can eb taken now. If sugar level will be controlled he is very fit regarding other health condition.
Doctor :   Hello.
User :   hi
Doctor :   Let me read your query.
User :   m waiting for ur gr8 suggesion
Doctor :   Did you consult your doctor regarding this?
User :   yes
Doctor :   What did he say?
User :   he suggest to consult with diabetic specialist withought killing time
Doctor :   Ok
User :   cardiac surgion has been taken care of him till now
Doctor :   Then you have to consult one,
User :   my father is currently now with me at XXX,
Doctor :   You may have to increase the dose of insulin
User :   generally he used to live at XXX,
Doctor :   And monitor the sugar level.
User :   it already increased from 10 units to 15
Doctor :   If it is not controlled, then you can increase it more.
User :   my dr. told it may be insulin resistance
User :   for this i need the confidence given by dr.
Doctor :   You have to look in that point also.
User :   myself can't increase
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