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A 17-year-old male asked:

My age is 56 and my blood sugar level is around 200 after taking tablet galvus met 50/850 mg twice a day, please advice me how do i manage it??

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Dr. Thomas Knecht
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33 years experience
What's A1c?: Hi. Not enough information. We need to know your A1c stably on that regimen for 3-4 months. However, with at least some of your sugars around 200, there's a good chance your control is suboptimal and you are at a higher risk of long term complications. There are many wonderful new diabetes drugs available. At your age with so much of life ahead, you'll want the A1c in the low 6's for the long haul
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