Thanks for writing in.
What we need to know is HbA1c
) which gives us an average of your blood sugar in the last 3 months. Only if the value of this should be
You also need to monitor the blood glucose
values in the following time periods
1. Before breakfast (fasting)
2. 2 Hr post lunch
3. before dinner
4. At bed time
Please monitor these for atleast 3 times a week for 4 weeks and let me know the results. If there are vast fluctuations in the sugar we can do what is known as "Continous glucose monitoring" which will give us a complete picture of sugar control for 24 hrs over 3 - 7 days .
Also let me know what medications he is taking for diabetes. This will help me judge the future course of action.
Hope I have answered your query. If you have any further questions I will be happy to help
Dr. Om Lakhani
http://www.healthcaremagic.com/doctors/dr-om-lakhani/60313 (online expert diabetes care consultantion)
Director- 'Mellitus' - Advanced Diabetes
& Lifestyle medicine centre