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Is insulin necessary
Fasting sugar is 135 and post food is 230 Taking tablets already Is insulin required or can control with tablets and diet Please suggest
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Take the oral medicines, diabetic diet, and regular exercise... Need to check the blood sugar values once in 15 days
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You can control sugar with oral drugs at this stage.
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Maintain a diet chart and daily workout for 30 minutes
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Connect please
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A type 2 diabetic patient requires insulin if 1. the blood sugars are persistently high (F>140, PP>200, Hba1c>9) despite maximal dosages of oral medications 2. Patient is actively losing weight with symptoms like excessive urination 3. Oral medications are unsafe due to kidney or liver disorders
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Kindly mention oral medications which you are taking, the recent Hba1c, follow strict dietary precautions and exercise regimen if no contraindication
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Do hba1c test. Insulin is not needed if patient is able to manage diabetes with oral medicine and lifestyle modification.
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Get HBA1C done. And share the report. You need to take medicine and take dietary controls
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You can try with diet and medications only. Please consult we will need more details about your current medications and also your HBa1c to decide if yiu need insulin or not.
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Treatment with insulin is only indicated when there are signs of insulin deficiency like excess urination, thirst weight loss etc or if hba1c is more than 9, consult for further detailed evaluation and treatment Dr Harish MD DNB SCOPE certified Diabetologist
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You can try to change your medicine with doctor advice.maintain daily routine and diet.
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Medication will be enough
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Can be managed with medicine
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