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Prescribed Azulix, Glimisave for diabetes. Should medicine be continued?

My father who has been suffering from diabetes for past 15 - 20 years have been advised Azulix 1 before breakfast , Glimisave m2 1 after dinner and Istamet 50/1000 before breakfast ...and Insulin Injection Mixtrad 8 units.... Today when i took reading of sugar before dinner the reading was i am wonderring whether in the night i shall let him eat Glimisave or not ...
Asked On : Sat, 9 Feb 2013
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Per dinner reading of blood sugar as 116 is perfectly normal and denotes a good control.
This reading is due to the proper and regular administration of anti diabetic medicines.
If you don't give the dinner time GLIMISAVE ,the post prandiol glucose rise would be more and may increase the fasting levels of blood sugar.
You must continue the dose as advised.
The medicine is to be skipped only if your father is skipping his dinner.
If your father is taking a normal dinner,he should continue taking his medicine.
Answered: Sun, 10 Feb 2013
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