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A 49-year-old female asked:

my husband's blood sugar is 572. should i seek immediate medical care for him. he was diagnosed about a month ago with diabetes but his doctor has not prescribed insulin or medication so we have no way to bring itdown.

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Dr. Laura McMullen
Pediatrics 21 years experience
I'm : I'm sorry i just saw your question for the first time now! 572 is dangerously high and yes, you should seek medical attention - especially if you have no means to lower it. Either call his doctor or go to the emergency room. I hope he got the help he needed and he is doing ok!
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Endocrinology 52 years experience
Find a different: Md he is dangerously ill! needs immediate attention.

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