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I am a med student and my dad who is 49 years old recently diagnosed with diabetes with hba1c of 7.7 so can I start him with metformin. Suggest me the dose and how many times a day.

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Before starting any medication first regularise his life style changes like proper timing of food and quantity (Diabetic diet), regular physical activity, avoid oily, fatty, fried and sugary items with proper timing of bed and wake up time. Ask for meditation and yoga atleast 20_30mts/day. After 2_3 weeks check f/pp then decide. All the best.
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