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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Very Good Posted in: Blood Disorders
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Doctor :   hello
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how can i help u??
User :   hi there Doctor
User :   yes, thats why I am here
Doctor :  
proceed with ur quieries
User :   I do check my blood glucose through glucometer. My fasting glusoce is at average 140-150 and random 160-180. I take (1) Glibenclomide 5 mg daily before breakfast and,(2) 1 gm Glucophage after btreakfast and 1 gm Glucophage after dinner. When I take Glibenclomide 5 mg before break fast it reduces the blood glucose to 70-80 (Average). I am worried about fasting rate remain high. What to do?
Doctor :  
whats ur age/sex??
User :   age 56 sex Male
Doctor :  
from how many years u are having diabetes??
User :   approx 1 & a half year
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what about ur diet??
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are u in control??
User :   No, I guess. However, I dont take sugar directly
Doctor :  
that is ur main problem..just because u are taking medicine u cannot...take unlimited food
User :   what to do doctor?
Doctor :  
most important thing in diabetes is lifestyle change like dieting,exerxcises...
Doctor :   so reduce oily items stop having sweets as much as possible...

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