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I take 100mg of Juaniva for sugar, and for the past 2 weeks

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I take 100mg of Juaniva for sugar, and for the past 2 weeks its been over 210, I am not eating bad, so what can I do?
JA: What medications do you take daily? Are you allergic to any medications?
Customer: water pill and cholesterol meds
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: gall bladder removed, they tell me I have IBS for last 6 yrs.....
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 3 months ago.

Hello,
Thank you for your question.
I am Dr Saha, I shall try my best to help you.

Are you overweight or obese?

How is your HbA1C level?

How old are you?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I weight 209, 5'10" and 61 yrs old. My AIC was 7 a couple months ago I have gained 10lbs since increasing my dose of Januvia to 100mgs
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I don't eat much, I have cut out 90% of sugar and carbs I was eating.....alittle worried.
Expert:  Dr. Saha replied 3 months ago.

Thank you for all the information,
As the glucose level is not controlled with Januvia, you would likely need addition of another antidiabetic agent.
Please see your doctor.
He can decide from a number of options.
In addition to dietary measures, please try to have exercise, walking daily.
I hope this information helps.
If there’s anything else I can do, please let me know.
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Regards.