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Is diabetes medication required when diagnosed with fasting blood sugar level of 204 mg/dl?

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Dr. Phanindra Dulipala


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Posted on Thu, 20 Dec 2018 in Diabetes
Question: i am having fasting blood sugar 204 mg/dl is it necessary to take medicine?
Answered by Dr. Phanindra Dulipala 35 minutes later
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Detailed Answer:


I have gone through your query and understood your concerns.

I have gone through your report.

The fasting blood sugar level of 204 is indicative of diabetes.
So you need to take medicine after consulting your local doctor.
Also, you need to reduce sweets and sugar.

Try to exercise daily at least 40 minutes like walking. Also, check blood sugar every two weeks. And depending on them you may continue medication or sometimes depending on your local doctor's decision, you may also try stopping also. But as of now you need to start medication but only after consulting local Diabetologist.


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Follow up: Dr. Phanindra Dulipala 5 hours later
after food blood sugar reading 392 can u suggest any medicine
Answered by Dr. Phanindra Dulipala 1 minute later
Brief Answer:
Best is to take advice from local doctor.

Detailed Answer:


As per your sugar levels. Initially I advice you to take medicine with Glimipiride plus Metformin combination tablet.

Check blood sugar levels after 10 days.

This is only for information sir. The best thing is you can consult local doctor sir. Under his guidance you can start medication.

Dr. Phanindra Dulipala, Diabetologist
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