Get your Health question answered in 3 easy steps
A Doctor will be with you shortly
Ask a Doctor Now
198 Doctors are Online

Diabetic. Taking galvus and gemer. Done with sugar test. Advice?

User rating for this question
Very Good
Answered by

Internal Medicine Specialist
Practicing since : 2007
Answered : 339 Questions
i am 46 years past 11 years diabetic my fasting sugar 188 PP sugar 280 Hba1c 6.5 Now doctor advised changed medicine as Gemer-2mg two time before food and galvus -50mg Morning 1 time after food now i started fast 2 days it will control my PP Blood sugar ? 140 to 160
Posted Thu, 1 Aug 2013 in Diabetes
Answered by Dr. Maruti Karale 53 minutes later
Hello XXXXX.
Thanks for the query.
Fasting can control your post prandial sugar but it will lead to ketosis.Also there is risk of hypoglycemia due to fasting.You can keep control over diet by avoiding high glycemic index food but complete fasting should be avoided.You can continue with the treatment advised by your physician that will help you to control sugar for longterm.
Hope this helps you better.

If you have any further questions, please let me know!
If you do not have any clarifications, you can close the discussion and rate the answer.

Thank you.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by
Share on Facebook
Share on Twitter
Share on Google+
Question is related to
Diseases and Conditions
Medical Topics

The user accepted the expert's answer

Ask a Diabetologist

© Ebix, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
All the information, content and live chat provided on the site is intended to be for informational purposes only, and not a substitute for professional or medical advice. You should always speak with your doctor before you follow anything that you read on this website. Any health question asked on this site will be visible to the people who browse this site. Hence, the user assumes the responsibility not to divulge any personally identifiable information in the question. Use of this site is subject to our Terms & Conditions
Already Rated.
Your rating:

Ask a Doctor