A 27-year-old member asked:
I have been on metformin for 2 years. my doctor started me on januvia (sitagliptin) once a day. my blood sugar is 87 and i feel shaky. is it ok?
2 doctor answers • 3 doctors weighed in
Family Medicine 29 years experience
Yes: While 87 is probably lower than you are used to, it isn't a dangerously low blood sugar level & this proves the januvia (sitagliptin) is working. A small snack with complex carbs & protein, like a slice of whole wheat bread with some peanut butter, will make you feel better, and as your body adjusts to the lower levels these problems will go away.
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Pathology 50 years experience
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Last updated Jan 20, 2019
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