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Uncontrolled sugar level during diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   I have diabetes. I am on Glipizide 15mg bd, Metformin 850 mg tds, Acarabose 100mg bd. But my sugar is not under control. My HbA1c is @ 8 most of the times. I do not want to be on insulin. Is there any other alternative tablets?
Doctor :   since when you have Diabetes
User :   six years. 44 years old
Doctor :   according to your report of HbA1c , your sugar is not controlled
Doctor :   Do you have any other medical issues
User :   No
Doctor :   if the sugars are not controlled with oral antidiabetic agents,
Doctor :   next resort will be insulin injections

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