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Treatment for hyperglycemia - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you?
Doctor :   are you there?
User :   yes
Doctor :   ok
User :   My husbands diabetes is around 140 fasting and 162 2 hours after lunch
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   was the test done in a lab or a home machine?
User :   the other night he was sweating real bad. what should be done
User :   it was done in a lab
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   is he on any medication
Doctor :   for insulin?
User :   only home remedies
Doctor :   ok
User :   yesterday night i checked on a glucometer it was 121
Doctor :   ok
User :   when a person sweats is it high or low
Doctor :   it is a symptom of low
Doctor :   but it should be below 60 mg/dl
User :   what is the symptons of higj
Doctor :   no actual symptoms
User :   what is the normal reading for fasting and post
Doctor :   70-120mg/dl fasting
Doctor :   110-160 mg/dl
Doctor :   post lunch
User :   no actual symptons for high then how do we know if it goes hight
Doctor :   we cant thats the main problem with hyperglycemia
Doctor :   constant monitoring is necessary
User :   ok thanks
Doctor :   only when it worsens there are symptoms like
Doctor :   tingling and numbness
Doctor :   and infections dont get resolved easily
Doctor :   i suggest that you get your
Doctor :   husband get checked
Doctor :   with a physician
User :   ok
Doctor :   as he may require drugs or insulin'
User :   thanks
User :   done
Doctor :   Please fill the feedback form say done when done
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