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Greetings,Thank you for your question. I am Dr. Su S. and I will try my best to help you.He is growing more now, he can need more insulin.So dose adjustment would be needed.FDA does not regulate the supplements, so their efficacy and side effects are not clear.HbA1c level is the assessment of average sugar level in the last 3 months.Doctor does HbA1c test to know his overall sugar control.Diabetes can affect the kidneys Kidney function can be checked.I hope this information will be helpful.If you have any query, please feel free to ask.If you are happy with my answer please click on the Excellent/Good rating. Wish his healthy life.Regards.
HbA1c level of 7.1 and 7.5 are a bit higher.
It is advisable to keep it below 7.
Urea, creatinine can be checked to assess kidney function.
How is his sugar level now?
His HbA1c and ketone both are high.
Take him to emergency department without delay.