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I am a 45-year-old male. I am 6 feet tall and I weigh 91 kg. I had taken excess BCAA supplement powder to enhance my gym performance and then stopped going to the gym for two Months but continued taking the BCAA powder.
I feel bloated all the time after food intake and have high blood sugar, both fasting blood sugar and postprandial. I even felt breathless with an enlarged tummy hanging down.
In the past, digestive Carmozyme helped a little. My HbA1c taken yesterday was 8.8. Is there a medication that I can take to reverse my insulin resistivity or am I permanently diabetic?
I have never gone above normal blood sugar levels in my life. This is sudden and very high and I am very demoralized. Kindly advise.
Dr. Shaikh Sadaf MBBS., MRCGP INT., PGDIP ENDOCRINOLOGY AND DIABETES,LONDON UNIVERSITY Diabetology, Endocrinology
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I just read your query and from what you have mentioned, it appears that you have diabetes and you must definitely take treatment for it.
I suggest that you start with the tablet Metformin 500 mg thrice a day and then repeat your HbA1c (glycated hemoglobin) after three months. This drug helps with insulin resistance. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and with their consent take the medicines.
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