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A 50-year-old male asked:

I'm a diabetic taken insulin my blood sugar stay out of control up and down i've have type 1 sinc i was 17 no i'm 50 years old?

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Dr. Chukwuka Okafor
Orthopedic Spine Surgery 18 years experience
Let your primary : Care doctor know of your problems controlling your blood sugar. Watch your diet, and your pcp may check your hba1c blood level, then will have to change your medication regimen to assure better control.
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Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
Internal Medicine 19 years experience
Diabetes: Carb counting helps to determine Insulin dose. Get help from a dietitian. Your insulins might need titration too.
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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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