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High blood sugar level even after taking insulin - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   your health queries right now ? Please type your query here...If i was in thehospital with a high blood sugar reading at admission of 692 and I was on metformin pills when admitted . On the day in hospital they discover I have a
urinary tract infection. They sent me home with a reading of 325 and when UI arrived home it was 417. The nurse show me only five minutes how to put
insulin in syrine but I never injected the insulin so I have no clue if the way I injected is effective and for the last three readings thelevrel is over 500.
A. Should I go another ER? Call my Internal medicine doctor who affilates with that hospital I dislike? Last if I take noactions and my sugar consitently is
over 400 or 500 what damages will occur for example heart attack, comma, etc.?
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   Dr. XXXXXXXX here. let me read what you have typed
Doctor :   sugar levels higher than 300 can be dangerous
Doctor :   it will lead to stroke, kidney, pancreas and liver damage
Doctor :   I would suggest you to go to ER
Doctor :   get your sugar levels under control and consult an Endocrinologist/diabetologist for better contrl of your sugar levels.
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