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How can one control and lower the blood sugar levels ?

i am having blood sugar for last 10-12 yrs. earlier i was given Gemer P2 &P1 (morning-evening) for about 4 yrs. it was under good control. however, with the change of doctors consulted, medicines also got changed. last year Jan-Feb i was found suffering from enlarged prostate and that was operated. at that time, my blood sugar level rised alarmingly and it was always 200-300 range. at that time i started taking human mixtard insulin(30-70). gradually doses were reduced, then stopped and i started taking again oral medicine from november last. presently i am taking amiryl forte 2 mg twice daily. but i am finding my sugar level ( fasting -pp) generally remains between 120-130 and 180-190 respectively. can u pl advise how to control it better and lower the level. should i change the medicine?
Asked On : Thu, 29 Mar 2012
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HELLO.........
THANKS FOR POSTING YOUR QUERY .
THOUGH YOUR SUGAR LEVELS ARE NOT MUCH ON HIGHER SIDE IT STILL NEEDS TO BE CONTROLLED WELL.FASTING SUGAR LEVEL SHOULD BE LESS THAN 100-110 AND POSTPRANDIAL SHOULD BE LESS THAN 140.DOSE OF ORAL HYPOGLYCEMIC DRUGS NEEDS TO BE ADJUSTED TO BRING DOWN SUGAR LEVEL.SO CONSULT YOUR TREATING PHYSICIAN OR DIABETOLOGIST.KINDLY FOLLOW DIABETIC DIET OR VISIT YOUR DIETICIAN.FOLLOW REGULAR EXERCISES.YOUR SUGAR LEVEL SHOULD BE UNDER CONTROL TO AVOID LONG TERM COMPLICATIONS OF DIABETES MELLITUS LIKE END ORGAN DAMAGE.
I HOPE I HAVE ANSWERED YOUR QUERY.I WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR FOLLOW UP QUERIES IF ANY.
REGARDS.
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