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Date : 26-Oct-2013
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User:Hi doctor
Doctor:are you there?
User:Below is the brief of my medical test report :BLOOD PRESSURE 130/86
User:Hi Dr
User:Need advice based on the same
Doctor:it is normal
User:HEMOGLOBIN A1c 10.2 H
Doctor:your blood pressure is normal
Doctor:You have diabetes
User:diabetes hmmm
User:any specific advice pls...
Doctor:you should start medicines
Doctor:what is your age?
User:there is nobody in my family with diabetes, i mean no medical history of diabetes
User:i am 35 yrs
Doctor:but your HEMOGLOBIN A1c 10.2 definitely indicates diabetes
User:what is your suggestion
Doctor:You should start taking medicine
Doctor:Metformin 500mg twice daily
User:can this be reversed
Doctor:repeat the blood sugars in 2 months
Doctor:and re-check
Doctor:not reveresed
Doctor:but controlled
User:i have recently reduced my weight by about 6 kgs
Doctor:what is your current weight?
User:i have started some exercises like walking
User:92 kg
User:174 cms
Doctor:you need oral tablets
Doctor:just reducing weight will not help
Doctor:You have to start the tablet at the earliest
Doctor:please XXXXXXX your family physician at the earliest
Doctor:Do you have more to discuss?
User:is this too high a number
Doctor:yes it is
Doctor:not good for your health
Doctor:You must start treatment right away
Doctor:also, your heart needs to be checked as well
Doctor:Get an ECG done too
Doctor:You must reduce your weight drastically
Doctor:all right?
User:thank you
User:Good day
Doctor:get well soon
Doctor:I hope you get back to good health soon
Doctor:You too
Doctor:take care
Doctor:Bye for now
User:thank you, bye
Doctor:bye for now
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