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Healthy lifesytle, regular workout, random blood sugar test showed high levels, prescribed cetapin. When should take the tests again?

i m Lucky Singh .44 age male active do moening walk and dont eat suger etc now and my weight is 72 from last 20 years and height is 5.10 , i checked and my suger level was 150 fasting and my doctor has put me on cetapin p 15 mg and i m talking from last 5 days when should i again check for good results means about its effects and i have no stomach problems with it ,kindly advice me /
Asked On : Tue, 2 Oct 2012
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Hello Lucky Singh
Usually we advice the diabetic patients to get there fasting sugar checked once in 15 days. But if you start a new medicine or alter the medication than we have to check the FBS after 3 days to see the effect of medicine. So you can now check the blood sugar level and consult your doctor.
In addition to this I also advice to check your HbA1C once in 3 month. It shows the blood sugar status of previous 12 weeks. This is much accurate test to check control on sugar level.
Please follow all the precautions advised in diabetic patients. As per your query its good that you are following them.
Hope you got your answer.
Best Wishes
Answered: Tue, 2 Oct 2012
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