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Suffering from TB, losing weight, fluctuating sugar level. Taking medication, diet control. Recommendations?

Hi, My father is suffering with TB, it has recently been detected. He has lost lots of weight, it has been 1 month now that he is on medication, we have been taking a good care of his diet but still his weight is reducing, also his sugar level is fluctuating too much some times it is high and there have been times when his sugar level went down to 35, it was quiet intense. When does the weight starts getting controlled and how to cope up with this fluctuating sugar level, pls suggest. Thank you!
Asked On : Sat, 6 Apr 2013
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As he has started treatment of tuberculosis, now gradually he will start recovering and he will have gaining weight.
But it seems that he is having diabetes as well.
In diabetes again weight loosing is a problem.
Consult physician and rule out diabetes.
If diabetes is there keep it under control.
Continue high protein, well nourished diet.
Ok and take care.
Answered: Sat, 6 Jul 2013
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