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Is FBS of 135-150 and PPBS of 160-180 a cause for concern?

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Posted on Wed, 8 Mar 2017 in Diabetes
Question: Sir, I'm XXXXXXX 40 years old. I had type 2 diabetes last 12 years. Sugar level almost controlled last 12 years. Now i'm having 2 mg Amaryl in the morning before breakfast and Gycomet 500 mg after break fast and dinner. Present sugar level is fasting 135-150, and pp 160-180. And please tell me what are the blood tests will taken at this age for me to know my health condition. please advise me.
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Hello.
I am Dr Mittal.
I have read the query.
I think I can help you.

First, the following tests are needed.
CBC , KFT with electrolytes, USG abdomen, HbA1C, lipid profile, vitamin D, urine routine and microalbumin, echocardiography, and due test for retinopathy.

ComING to the sugars.
I think the levels are OK.
they are not too tightly controlled.
Too tight a control increases the cardiac risk and should be avoided.
Still I feel that the glycomet dose can be hiked mildly.
I am assuming that you are already controlling your diet, and follow regular exercises.

I have tried to make it as simple as possible.
Feel free to contact me for any clarification.
Best of luck, Dr Mittal
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