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A 21-year-old male asked:

My father, he is 58 year old and he got a hyperglycemia about 3years , in this case what medicine he need to take ? how to protect and stop high sugar ?

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Dr. Lisa Hogan
General Surgery 35 years experience
Depends on severity: How to deal with hyperglycemia really depends on how severe the problem is. A low glycemic diet & exercise will help, & certain supplements can be helpful such as berberine & cinnamon. It would be useful to know other lab values such as HGB a1c, to tell how high the blood sugar has been over months, & Insulin level to tell how well the Insulin is being used. A healthcare provider can help.

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Last updated Jun 25, 2014

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