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I am taking Glimy 4 for diabetics. Shall I change my medicines to reduce sugar level ?

I am a male Diabetic patient for last 8 years. I am now 55 years old. I am taking Glimy 4 in the morning before breakfast and Pio- M30 after dinner daily. I have no other complication and my weight is 57 Kg and BMR is 20.7. Suddenly for last one month my fasting sugar is around 200 and PP sugar is around 320. Shall I change my medicines viz. to Glizid M or Dianol M. If yes what will be the right medicines. Please suggest how to reduce sugar level. Can I take Diaboherb , an ayurbedic medicine along with allopatic medicines.
Asked On : Mon, 21 Mar 2011
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.May be oral hypoglycemic drugs are loosing effect on you.Normally 8 to 10 years after starting,oral hypoglycemic drugs loose their effect and patient has to be put on inj. Insulin.This results from total destruction of beta cells of pancreas which are responsible for production of insulin.don't take any medicine yourself and consult your physician or diabetologist for the proper treatment.Thanks and good luck.
Answered: Thu, 1 Dec 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Mohammed Tauseef's  Response
Hi, Welcome to Healthcare Magic Forum.
Please do not change the medicines by yourself, first you get yourself examined by a Diabetologist and then ask for a change of drug. Exercise regularly and go for a brisk walk for 40 minutes daily. This will keep your Blood sugars in check.
Take Care.
Answered: Mon, 21 Mar 2011
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