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What should be frequency of checking sugar levels in fasting, post meals and hba1c for a diabetic person in India? my parameters are: I am diabetic for last 5 years. 1) level of diabetic control: good. Fs: 92, pms: 126 hba1c: 6.6 2) medications taken: glycomet sr 500 mg bd. 3) adverse events, most commonly hypoglycemia; none so far 4) presence of complications like kidney disease, cardiovascular: r disease, etc none so far 5) age, occupation & lifestyle: age 57 years, height: 6 feet, weight is 75 kg, software professional, morning walk daily 40 minutes. Executive medical check up is done every year for last 4 years including ophthalmology. No major issues are reported so far.

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I am happy to see that all your readings are really very good and you are in excellent control. Ideally fasting and pp blood sugar should be checked at least once a fortnight, which can be done by glucometer at home. Hba1c to be checked once in 3 to 6 months. With the treatment that you are on hypoglycemia is unlikely to occur. If sugar control is good as is with you all other complications will not occur. You might increase your exrcise time to a bit more say an hour or more.
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