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Just took my dot physical and failed due to sugar in my

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Just took my dot physical and failed due to sugar in my urine. How can I get it down to an acceptable level? I have about a week to do this. If I lose my dot card, I lose my job.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,

This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Sugar in the urine can appear if you have high blood sugar level.

That means diabetes.

You will need to see your doctor for fasting blood sugar and hemoglobin A1c level check.

You need to cut down carbs from your diet.

That means no sugar, dessert, white bread, rice or anything that tastes sweet.

Avoid fruit juice also.

You can have high protein and fat diet --meat, chicken, fish, vegetables lentils, beans ok.

That way your sugar will drop and should not appear in the urine.

Also if you do have diabetes, your doctor can start you on medication to bring it down faster.

Normal fasting blood sugar level should be around 100 mg/dl or below.

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Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Did not answer my question. All I need is a yes or no and what it will take. But I see how this works now. Y'all got my money.
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

I gave you detailed information in concise manner --so that you can address the issue properly.

I explained the diet which is the most important step in addressing blood sugar problem.

I also guided you regarding work up and possible treatment options.

You will succeed with above guidelines.

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