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Ocala, FL
A 71-year-old female asked:

Primary dr. has stop diabetes meds as humline, acto's, metformin i had reaction to them, said just do diet & exercise but sugar is 180 advice please.

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
What's A1c?: Hi. If you're A1c is in the 6's on just diet and exercise, then as long as it stays there, you're probably OK; but it almost never does. The meds you list are NOT the only options for type 2! There are many other drug options. If your A1c is in the 7's or higher, I suggest you see someone who does diabetes as a specialty and get fine-tuned. Eat healthily and exercise regardless. Good luck!
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