My mother has diabetes for the past 10 years. She has been on Dibizid M (twice a day- morning and night) and the sugar levels had been under control until the past few months.
A few months ago her sugar levels went up and here before food reading was 220, while after food it was 180 and HbA1c was 9.5. So, the doctor had prescribed a change in medication. Now she is taking Dibizid M in morning and afternoon while taking Glycomet SR 1000 in the night. Today her sugar levels were before food: 180, after food: 201. Also, would like to inform that she is on strict diet. Kindly advice.
Thank you doctor,
One more query is on the type of food she can consume like rice, wheat, type of vegetables and fruits, etc.
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She can eat one serving of fruit, means one fruit in a day, the idea is any fruit you can hold in your fist. If a big fruit like watermelon, its pieces in a cup or small like strawberry about 6 to 8. But only once a day. As far as rice or wheat are concerned it might be better to reduce the amount, actually, it is carbohydrates. She can eat vegetables freely.
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