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A 50-year-old male asked:

Sir i am having diabetic for the past 7 years i am using amaryl (glimepiride) forte 2mg but sugar is 225 for the past 3 years what to do?

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Dr. Nancy Baxi
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Increase dose: Or add a second medication. Also relook at your diet and your weight. Hve those changed? They can cause increasing blood glucose levels. Lastly, it is the natural course of diabetes to get worse as your pancreas burns out, so needing more medication is not unusual.

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