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I'm 48 yrs. My hba1c & blood sugar is 6.5. Uric acid is 480. Dr. Prescribed me janumet (sitagliptin phosphate 50mg/metformin hcl 1000mg) 1 tab daily as mild diabetic, with neurobion & aspirin. Shall I need to start this medication right now or with regular exercise and strict diet it can be reduced? once I start this medicine, I have to continue for life long? how this medicine works? what is your expert advice? thanks.

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I'm 48 yrs. My hba1c & blood sugar is 6.5. Uric acid ...
If you haven't tried exercise and strict diet control as yet then be assured that both these measures can control your diabetes. Sadly, though these approaches are the best way to control diabetes but are also the toughest to practise. Its a myth that diabetes medicines once started cant be stopped. Infact its the patient ongoing test reports and conditions which define the need for medicines.
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