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A 47-year-old male asked:

My blood sugar levels are 200 measured 2 hours after food. i have been advised medication by my pcp. i have drastically cut down on carbs in the last 3 days. i still feel fatigued and thirsty all the time. is it related to food intake?

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Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 26 years experience
In type 2 Diabetes your body either resists the effects of insulin, a hormone that regulates the movement of sugar into your cells, or doesn't produce enough insulin to maintain normal glucose levels. Steady, long term weight loss is the only way to reverse this disease. You should be monitoring your glucose levels daily to avoid hypoglycemia and take the prescribed medication.
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Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 50 years experience
Yes, Food is part of the problem. One is clearly Diabetic and needs appropriate medication, exercise and diet to control Blood Sugar. Listening to and following the guidance of one's PCP is in one's best interest. Procrastination will only delay progress.
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Last updated Apr 14, 2021


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