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Diagnosed with diabetes, taking insulin, glycomet, SR. Advised to stop insulin and start Trovilob. Right?

My father is having diabetic problem since 3 months. We identified about 40 days back. That time FBS 250 pond 420. Docter advised insulin for d same morning 15 cc evening 10cc. We are following same over 30 days. Then we changed to 10 cc morning and glycomet 500mg SR afternoon and night time 10cc insulin. Recent test values are 98/158. We consulted Diabetic spl docter yesterday he advised us stop insulin take Trovilob 1 morning time and Glycomet 850mg SR night time. My question is is this ok for controlling sugar levels?
Asked On : Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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Hallo sir,

As you told your father is diabetic type 2 since 3 month.

Type 2 diabeic patient are mainly manage by OHA i e oral hypoglycemic agent in addition to good lifestyle
habbits.Insulin is reserve in type 2 DM for infection,pregnancy,diabetic ketoacidosis etc.
So now the medicine given by your doctor are ok.Just monitor blood sugar level of your father daily in
order to optimize the dose of OHA.
Answered: Fri, 28 Dec 2012
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