Has stopped takig insulin
Hi my father is a diabetes two patient and has diabetes since approx 10 years ,he was injecting insulin directly from last 2 3 years along with other tablets. He lost the pen recently and has not used been injecting insulin from.last 7 days . The blood sugar levels are not shooting upm they are in the range of 170s . How is it possible? When he was using insulin the blood sugar was still in 150-160 range. can this be possible? Or is there any honeymoon period after which the sugar levels will shoot up? Please reply.
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Dr. Chethan R S
General Physician 4 yrs exp Bangalore
Hi..... It could be due to good diet control.... Consider dietary changes. Low-fat, high-carbohydrate diets may increase insulin levels, so you may want to consider a low-carbohydrate diet .. Don't severely restrict carbohydrates; instead, choose complex carbohydrates, which are high in fiber. The more fiber in a food, the more slowly it's digested and the more slowly your blood sugar levels rise...... Consult Dietitian.....
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