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Diabetes, high uncontrolled sugar levels. History of DVT, pulmonary embolism. Treatment?

Hi, My Husband is a DVT patient suffered from Pulmonary Embolism 8 years ago. A knee injury made the DVT worst . By using Compression stockings, the injury got healed....... But the worst part is His Diabetes went undiagonised for past 7 years......... Now his Diabetes is not under control........Please suggest me the precautions to be taken so that his health will be fine.......
Asked On : Mon, 3 Dec 2012
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Diabetologist 's  Response
Aug 2012
Dear Vinutha,

It's really sad that his diabetes got unnoticed for such a long period.
Now, for the best outcomes he needs to control his blood sugar as normal as possible and if with current medications it is not coming under control then please do not hesitate/ refuse for insulin therapy. Insulin helps in healing process, bringing down inflammation and lowering risk of further DVT.
You did not mention his age, height and weight. You will need to see a good Diabetologist for appropriate prescription of medications to control the sugars further.
I hope his blood pressure is also under control and he is taking all anti-coagulation therapy as advised by his doctors.
For any further query please get back. Take care.
Answered: Wed, 5 Dec 2012
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