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Suffering from type 2 diabetes. Suggest medicine with least side effect

Aug 2012
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What is the best drug bur type 2 diabetes with the least amount of side effects?
Posted Wed, 20 Feb 2013 in Diabetes
Answered by Dr. Madhuri Patil 1 hour later

This question of yours needs lots of details of the patient for correct answer from my side:

- Age of the patient: 58 years
- Time since diagnosis of diabetes:
- Presence of complications of diabetes: yes/ no, if yes, which ones
- Presence of high blood pressure and heart problem: yes/ no
- Presence of acid -peptic disease (getting heart burns regularly):
- Presence of any psychiatric disease: yes/ no, if yes, medications taken for that:
- Height and weight of the patient:
- Current treatment of diabetes taken by the patient:
- Physical activity patterns of the patient:
- Numbner of meals eaten per day by the patient:

Once you provide me with these details, I shall inform you which medication will be best for you with minimum side effects.
Take care.
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