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Posted on Mon, 24 Jul 2017 in Diabetes
Question: Dear doctor,
My mother aged 65 years is having Urinary Tract Infection and we did a urine routine which detected sugar present. The next day on doing fasting blood sugar and post lunch, the values were as under
Blood Sugar fasting: 554
Blood Sugar (PP): 781.
Could you please advise on the same
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Answered by Dr. Mirjeta Guni 50 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Seak medical help immediately;

Detailed Answer:
Hello and thank you for asking ! I can understand your concern regarding to your mother's health
The levels of blood sugar you reported are too high.
Of course she has Diabetes and she needs prompt medical treatment.
IV fluids and insulin should be started as soon as possible otherwise she risks for very serious complication.
In infection diseases blood sugar goes high and probably urinary infection is the cause of such high levels.
Hope the information will help.
Kind regards,
Dr.Mirjeta
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