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Taking glycomet and mixtard for diabetes. Difficulty in controlling the sugar levels. Have thyroid problem

I am diabetic for last 10 years.I take Glycomet GP2 twice ,Mixtard 30-30 and Zalra 50 still it becomes difficult to normalize the sugar evening my hunger s frequency increases hourly /1-1/2 hrs. i am also taking telday40 mg and thyronorm 100 once .Any further suggestion if you can suggest. Regards shiv shankar
Asked On : Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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You are diabetic for last 10 years and taking insulin and Oral hypoglycemic medicines it is difficult to understand why blood sugar level is not normal it will require just fine tuning of doses and your diet and exercise level.
You could discuss with your treating Physician and check blood sugar level before lunch and dinner with Glucometer and adjust dose of mixtard insulin injection and you will come to know your requirement of dose of insulin.
Please continue to take Antihypertensive and Thyronorm regularly.
Assuming your Thyroid ,kidney function are normal .
One way is to start a Basal insulin(Lantus) and give short acting insulin with major meal.
Please do not worry your sugar will come under control in few weeks time.
Tke care
Good Luck
Answered: Thu, 6 Dec 2012
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