Q. Fasting sugar is 297. But still there is no weakness or tiredness. Please help.

Answered by
Dr. Kuldeep Meena
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
Published on Dec 17, 2018

Hello doctor,

My father's fasting sugar is 297. But my father is feeling better, no weakness, not feeling tired. Why?

Dr. Kuldeep Meena

Family Physician General Practitioner


Welcome to icliniq.com.

Blood sugar levels fluctuate in the body every minute. If sugar level continuously remains on a higher level, then it is very dangerous to the body because it can create some serious health issues like diabetic neuropathy, nephropathy, retinopathy, ketoacidosis, and coma. So, kindly start him on treatment either oral hypoglycemic agents or human Insulin. Take medicines regularly.

The Probable causes:

Low insulin level in the body.

Investigations to be done:

Fasting and postprandial blood sugar level, HbA1c.

Differential diagnosis:

Diabetes mellitus, hyperglycemia.

Probable diagnosis:

Diabetes mellitus.

Treatment plan:

Tablet Metformin 500 mg BD.

Preventive measures:

Avoid sugar added foods and drinks.

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