A 43-year-old member asked:
Can you tell me about diabetes control?
2 doctor answers • 5 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Diabetes: Type 2 diabetes is a lifestyle disease. Work with a good provider and eliminate carbs, start exercising, and lose weight. There are supplements and medications that your provider may recommend, as well.
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Internal Medicine 16 years experience
Great question: It's great to know your hemoglobin a1c - it's a blood test measure of diabetes control over a 3 month period. Good control is an a1c less than 7%. Poorly controlled is generally considered over 9%. Your PCP can help with this. Watching your diet (eating less carbs), getting regular exercise, and faithfully taking medication all help to limit any complications from diabetes.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
How can I control my diabetes?
5 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
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