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Suggest treatment for diabetes in elderly woman

Hello Doctor,

My mother is suffering from diabetes from a long time, now she is very week and barley walk for the household chores.

Medicine History
Age- 5Weight – 90 KG
From last 4 years she is on insulin
Earlier she used to take ( Human Mixtard 30/70 twice a day – Morning 30- Evening 70 )From last month its changed to ( Lupisulin M30 twice a day – Morning 30- Evening 20)

From last few days she is complaining pain in her ribs – doctor said this might be coz of gastric
Doctor has also advised to walk daily to reduce weight, which she cannot do as she is suffering from a join pain.
Please suggest what best can be done to reduce her weight and control the sugar level.
Thu, 29 May 2014
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DEAR USER, HI! TO TELL YOU WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE, I NEED TO KNOW HER PRESENT SUGAR VALUES. I WOULD ALSO LIKE TO KNOW HER CREATININE, LIVER PROFILE, TSH STATUS. ONLY AFTER ALL THESE DETAILS I WILL BE ABLE TO TELL YOU WHAT NEEDS TO BE DONE. KINDLY CHECK HER 4 SUGAR VALUES- FASTING, PRE LUNCH, PRE DINNER, BED TIME AND LET ME KNOW. REGARDS!
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