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A 39-year-old male asked:

Hi doctor. my blood sugar level is 130 fasting.180 random. i am not taking any medicine yet. try ig to control it by walk and diet. wat dovu suggest?

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Dr. Dan Fisher
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Keep trying.....: But start medications while you are waiting for diet/exercise and wt loss to kick in. In general metformin is the best starting drug in type 2 diabetes. It would easily bring your bg down to "normal" levels of about 110 in am. Metformin is associated with wt loss is safe and well tolerated - 10% of people will get a little GI upset on starting the med.
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