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I am on metformin and a low carb diet. i do a 6 month blood test for my sugar. i feel horrible today. so i tested my sugar it was 270. what should?

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Dr. Li-Yu Mitchell
Family Medicine 24 years experience
See doctor soon : If you are not aware of it, you clearly have diabetes and despite the metformin and low carb diet , it is not controlled at all . Please see your doctor soon to get your medication regimen intensified . If you are indeed feeling horrible, go to an urgent care or er now, as a complicated condition called diabetic ketoacidosis can be life threatening . Good luck
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