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Lowering fasting blood sugar levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   tested 122 fasting blood sugar how to reduce it, i'm on XXXXXXXX AAAAAAA
Doctor :   hello
Doctor :   i am Dr
Doctor :   may i know your age and gender please ?
User :   63
Doctor :   sure i will guide you
Doctor :   do you have any other medical condition ?
User :   High Chol. just test at 171. Blood pressure up at 80/130
Doctor :   and what all medications you are on ?
User :   simvastatin 20mg aml0dpine 2.5mg
Doctor :   and nothing for your blood sugar as yet ?
User :   No I usally test at 100 to 103 this is the first time it's been this high since I started XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX it's gone up
Doctor :   ok
User :   do have bad allergys. Take over the counter medication
Doctor :   now whats important is that sugar levels are sure very sensitive to our diet
User :   XXXXXXXX XXXXXXXX has been approved by Diabetic ass.
Doctor :   yes it has been but i must also tell you that every body responds differently
Doctor :   i can tell you few measures you can take
Doctor :   as your sugar is not very high
Doctor :   and it can be easily controlled
User :   great
Doctor :   you are in the borderline high
Doctor :   so we can control it
User :   I bought a blood sugar tester
Doctor :   thats a good thing
Doctor :   to begin with
User :   ultra touch mini....just not sure when to test what time
Doctor :   1) avoid eating starchy food
Doctor :   2) avoid coffee and alcohol
Doctor :   3) eat fruits
Doctor :   i will tell you
Doctor :   when you should check
User :   drink coffee in the moreing. Fresh fruits or is sugar free ok.
Doctor :   first you need to make a small chart
Doctor :   fresh fruit is good
Doctor :   sugar free is recomended
Doctor :   write this chart
Doctor :   timing
Doctor :   1) Fasting, Before Breakfast
Doctor :   2)1-2 Hours After Breakfast
Doctor :   3) Before Lunch
Doctor :   4) 1-2 Hours After Lunch
User :   I'm hoping I can print this?
Doctor :   5) before dinbner
Doctor :   6) 1-2 Hours After Dinner
Doctor :   7) Bedtime
Doctor :   do this for 4 days
Doctor :   and then you will know your levels and then you coordinate
User :   ok
Doctor :   you will have access to this conversation
Doctor :   it will be saved in your profile
Doctor :   dont worry
User :   or good. eating do I eat every 3 hours that's on AAAAAAA program. last snack nite? time
Doctor :   yes
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