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High fasting sugar levels. Recovering from a cardiac catheterization, stents placed. How to lower the sugar level?

Hi, I just took my fasting prick and it was 122. Should I be alarmed? I am home recuperating from having a cardiac cath to place two stents after they successfully removed a clot froma blocked artery. I am now so nervous about eating anything! Last night I had a small piece of salmon, two small scallops and some brown rice. Then before bed I took the prescribed 500 mg Metformin. What should I do differently to help lower my blood sugar? Thank you..
Asked On : Fri, 12 Apr 2013
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strict glycemic control is necessary after stents and specially after MI..
For both stable and unstable patients with acute myocardial infarction with hyperglycemia, including patients with and without diabetes, we suggest an insulin based regimen to achieve and maintain blood glucose less than 180 mg/dL (10 mmol/L)
so random blood sugar of yours after breakfast,luch 2 hrly will be more important that it doest goes above 180-200.....fasting 122 is okay as no gulidlines are there for minimal blood sugar
take care
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