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Drug advice for a young diabetic patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   How can I help you?
User :   hello doctor hru?....
Doctor :   fine thanks
Doctor :   Ple proceed
User :   Age-28...
User :   m a diabetic..
Doctor :   Yes
Doctor :   Please put your query
User :   A new drug in the market called..byetta....
Doctor :   Yes
User :   i just wanted to know whether it's useful...
User :   rite now i am on...glimepiride...and glucobay...
Doctor :   Yes Byetta is only a second line drug
User :   but still m not able to control my sugar level..
Doctor :   which will be added if the first line drugs fail to work
Doctor :   on the blood sugar levels
User : it really useful?..i mean...somwhere i read actually..generates insulin based on amount of food u take..
Doctor :   That is what I say
Doctor :   It is not prescribed as main drug
Doctor :   for diabetes
Doctor :   but shall be
Doctor :   as second line drug

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