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I am 55 years old. I am diabetic since last 15 year using metformin hydrochloride-325 glimepiride 4. But not controlling.

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Hi lybrate-user Write your Blood sugar readings both Fasting & PP. Mention HbA1c Reading. There after any suggestion may be given. The only advice is to reduce your weight.
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the query. When one takes adequate dosage of drugs, plus follows a strictly controlled diet and does regular exercise, blood glucose does get controlled. Therefore, it appears your present treatment is not proper. I need to know following things for giving any suggestions: fasting & PP glucose levels, HbA1c%, present dietary pattern and extent of daily exercise. Looking at your weight and height it is clear that with a BMI of 28.23 kgs/Sq meter (normal < 23 kgs/Sq met), you are close to become grade 1 obese person. This is an invitation for uncontrolled diabetes. Therefore, it appears that there has to be a need for upgrading the current treatment including diet and exercise level. Thanks.
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