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Advice on diet and exercise for a diabetic patient - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   yes.I ma diabetic using Lantus pen.
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   For Administrative and health purposes, Please provide these details -Age: Gender: Occupation: Location: Marital Status: Dependents: Yes/ No.
User :   Age 49,Male,administrator,india,yes
Doctor :   r u there
Doctor :   what would u like to know about
User :   My problem is that I am using Lantus pen 12U every day morning for the past 3 months.Suddenly it is seen that since last purchase,the blood sugar Post is 250+.What could be the reason?
Doctor :   improper diabetic control
User :   like what and how please
Doctor :   reason can be diet,lack of exercsie
Doctor :   or adequate medication or
Doctor :   infection
Doctor :   u need to have strict diet control and exercise along with regular medications
User :   how to find the reason
Doctor :   r u able to follow
User :   yes sir
Doctor :   also there will be variation in the sugar levels
Doctor :   when u test at home and lab
Doctor :   lab usually gives u accurate reading
Doctor :   i suggest u to get ur blood sugar levels done at lab
User :   ok doctor.
Doctor :   both fasting and postprandial and consult a physician
Doctor :   anything els eu want to know about
User :   ok
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
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