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Gladwin, MI
A 43-year-old female asked:

My doc's been trying diff. mg's of sugar pills, i'm on glyburide 10mg bid and #'s not getting better. #'s bet. 160-250. should i just be on insulin?

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Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Depends: It depends on if you're a type 1 or 2 and your a1c. Sometimes you need 2 or more drugs to get things under control. Glyburide is not a good drug. If you need to use a drug in this class, i would use Glimepiride instead. Metformin is the drug of choice for treatment of type 2 dm. Please discuss with your doctor.

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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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