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Control Diabetes

You can control your blood sugar levels by a combination of medicines, healthy eating, and exercise. Make sure you take Insulin or anti-diabetic medicines prescribed by your doctor on time, follow your meal plan, keep monitoring your blood sugar levels, and exercise regularly.

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Which medications should I take to control my diabetes?

Query: Hello doctor, I have been diabetic for the past 12 years. For the initial nine years, I did not take any medicines for it and managed with regular exercise, diet, and walks. In the past three years, In the past three years, I have been taking half a tablet of Glibenclamide in the morning and at nigh...  Read Full »

Dr. Krutika Shrikant Ingle

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Thank you for your query. I understand your concern. I suggest you to follow a few instructions mentioned below. Do not change medications without your doctor's consent. Continue the exercise and diabetic diet. It will help the pancreas function better. Recheck your ...  Read Full »

Why is my sugar level still abnormal after taking medicines?

Query: Hello doctor, My fasting sugar is 180 mg/dL and postprandial is 165 mg/dL. I am diabetic and take one tablet Janumet before breakfast and another after dinner. Why is this abnormal? Kindly suggest.  Read Full »

Dr. Krutika Shrikant Ingle

Answer: Hello, Welcome to The blood sugar levels are still raised as your dosage must be insufficient. I would like to advise you to tell me the dosage of tablet Janumet that you are taking along with tablet Gluconorm. According to your fasting and postprandial blood sugar, I would then be ab...  Read Full »

Vobit M3 is not controlling diabetes. What can be done?

Query: Hello doctor, I am suffering from diabetes for five years and taking Metformin M2 Glimepiride 1 mg three times a day. Diabetes was under control for one month. Fasting was 180 mg/dL and PP is 360 mg/dL. After taking Vobit M3 daily one tablet before lunch, there is no control of diabetes. Please advi...  Read Full »

Dr. Krutika Shrikant Ingle

Answer: Hello, Welcome to Firstly, I would like to ask you if these readings are after stopping the medications or while you were on them. Also, are you following a strict diabetic diet and doing regular exercise? I would like to stress on the fact that even if you are taking medications, you...  Read Full »

Can you tell the reason for fasting blood sugar level higher than postprandial?

Query: Hi doctor, My fasting blood sugar is 130 to 135 mg/dL over last four years. My postprandial sugar is between 90 to 110 mg/dL. Yes, my postprandial is less than my fasting sugar level. Usually, the reading will be taken after 1 hour 45 minutes or 2 hours after eating breakfast. I am unable to bring d...  Read Full »

Dr. Krutika Shrikant Ingle

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I would like to tell you that different mechanism of our body act to control our fasting and postprandial sugars. Firstly, you are doing well with your blood sugars. The fasting sugar is slightly higher, but no issues. Secondly, you should take your medicine Glycomet ...  Read Full »

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