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Diagnosed with Diabetes. Preventive measures to be taken?

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I have just been diagnosed with high Blood sugar, just wanted to know the preventive masures on the same. As of now i ahve not started with any medication...Kinldy suggest
Posted Mon, 17 Jun 2013 in Diabetes
Answered by Dr. Om Lakhani 53 minutes later

Can you please upload you sugar reports. We will be able to judge your status of Diabetes after we know the sugar levels.

As of know you can start with the following preventive measures

1. Weight loss
2. Daily 30 min brisk walking
3. Reduce sugar intake (sweets, cakes,free sugar in tea etc)
4. Reduce starch intake (like potato etc)

If your blood sugars are of a certain level we need to start medication irrespective of the above. Contrary to earlier concept, the current concept is that the earlier we start medications for Diabetes, the better is the long term results

With Warm Regards
Dr. Om Lakhani.
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Follow-up: Diagnosed with Diabetes. Preventive measures to be taken? 2 hours later
thnx Doc for the prompt reply, i shall surly upload the latest report on the sugar levels.

i may go for the test this weekend, so need time till than.

Answered by Dr. Om Lakhani 1 hour later

Good to hear XXXXXXX Take your time

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