Q. How To Regulate High Blood Sugar?
Hi doctor. I am suffering from type 2 diabetes. My last blood sugar level was 400 mg/dL. I am on Insulin. But it is not coming back to normal. What shall I do? Doctor's Answer Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Since you have not mentioned the duration of diabetes, I have to assume that you may be having it for a minimum of 5 years. I have seen many patients who start with one drug and maintain sugar at nice levels in that single drug itself. But for many patients, it is not that simple. They start with one drug, then two drugs, then multiple combinations, finally nothing will work and we have start Insulin. Even after taking Insulin for some patients, control cannot be achieved. It is because for the first set of patients, diagnosis was early and some of their pancreatic function can be retained. But for many patients, due to poor control, their pancreas will stop functioning and blood sugar increases. It becomes a cycle. Coming to your values, your blood pressure (BP) looks fantastic and you have excellent weight for height. We will control your sugar in stepwise fashion. I think you are taking only Glimepiride. Change this to Glimepiride plus Metformin combination. Go for Euglim M2 one Continue reading >>