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Dr. Andrew Rynne

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Is it safe to switch from insulin to tablets for a diabetic person who is 63 years old ? Which tablets can safely be taken to treat diabetes at this age ?

my mother is a diabetic on insulin2 wks ago a new doctor stopped the insulin and started galvusnet 1000mgshe did not feel well so it was discontinued and now she is on remylindecosporinraboniccadis and azulizis this a safe course of medication for her ailmens my 63 yr mother has been on insulin.2wks ago a new doc.stopped it and started gavusnet 1000mg.she was unwell and it was discontinued.now she is taking remylind.ecosporin,rabonic,cadis,and azuliz for her ailments.Is it a safe and appropriate course?
Wed, 18 Jan 2012
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FOT THE PATIENT OF DM AT THE AGE OF 63YRS , FIRST GO FOR S. CREATINE, BLOOD UREA AND THEN DECIDE TO START TABLETS INSTEAD OF INSULIN.BOTH SIDE WE HAVE SEE FOR CONTROLL AND HYPOGLYCEMIA. AT THIS AGE ON INSULIN ALSO CHANCE OF HYPOGLYCEMIA. ORAL THERAPY CONTROLL THE DM AND WELL TOLERATED THEN KEEP CONT.
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