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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   hi
Doctor :  
pls proceed with your medical query
User :   my blood sugar is high
Doctor :  
ok
User :   feb,2009 Fasting 171 pp 258
User :   march,09 Fasting 164 PP 273
Doctor :   ok
User :   may fasting 134 pp 236
Doctor :  
May I know the details of the other tests
User :   july,09 133 pp 204
User :   sep,09 fasting 137 pp 247
User :   dec.09 fasting 150 pp 221
Doctor :  
Ok.
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Since when are you known to have diabetes?
User :   tell me can i start medicine
Doctor :  
May i know since when are you having diabetes?
User :   last feb.2009
Doctor :  
You need start the medications for diabetes.
User :   yes
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Are you on diet control?
User :   means
Doctor :   Are you following any dietary regimen such as low sugar diet for diabetes?
User :   no
Doctor :  
Ok.
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I shall guide you.
User :   ok
Doctor :  
You need to start on the medications for diabetes.
User :   i thing no other option
Doctor :  
The treatment options may be oral tablets or insulin
Doctor :   With dietary control and exercises.
Doctor :  
Yes since you sugars are not controlled it is recommended that you start the medications.
Doctor :   Have you followed?
User :   are u there
Doctor :   Yes.
Doctor :  
Have you followed that i suggested?
User :   y
Doctor :   You need to consult an endocrinologist for the dosage, frequency of the medications.
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Along with that you need to try reduce your weight.
Doctor :  
Presently since your sugars are high you need the medications.
Doctor :  
Over a period of time depending on the status of your sugars the medications can be reduced
Doctor :  
There are chances that you may need only diet control.
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Have you followed?
User :   yes
Doctor :   I shall brief you the management in you again.
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1. You need medications mow for diabetes control.
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The details of the medications can be given only by a GP or an endocrinologist as you may need to have follow up with them.
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3. Follow a strict diabetic diet.
Doctor :  
Which should include low sugar and low cholesterol diet.
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