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Is Mini Bypass Gastric Surgery Advisable To Control Blood Sugar And Cholesterol Levels?

I am 19 years old diabetic type 1 diagnosed from 13 years my diabetic control is 10.3 and cholesterol level is 277 for about 5 years now i am gaining wieght i hardly can lose wieght i am 77 kg and 165 cm diabeates makes me feel all the time tired i get tired from making any effort i want to sleep most of the time i eat all the time and i never feel am full i was adviced to make the mini bypass gastric surgery to control my blood sugar and cholesterol what should i do ?
Tue, 2 Apr 2019
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Endocrinologist 's  Response
Hello,

I would suggest an insulin pump to control better the blood sugar, as for your age is high. If your physician thinks you have insulin resistance, you should try to add metformin in the therapy.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Mirjeta Guni, Endocrinologist
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General & Family Physician Dr. Varinder Joshi 's  Response
Hello,

I think your weight is not so much that you need such a drastic step. But if you are not able to lose weight by other methods then it should be done.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Varinder Joshi , General & Family Physician
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Hello, I would suggest an insulin pump to control better the blood sugar, as for your age is high. If your physician thinks you have insulin resistance, you should try to add metformin in the therapy. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further. Take care Regards, Dr Mirjeta Guni, Endocrinologist