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I am 5 years into type 2 diabetes taking metformin& januvia…

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I am 5 years...

I am 5 years into type 2 diabetes taking metformin& januvia only seen m.d. Should I see a endocrinologist?

Doctor's Assistant: Any recent weight loss/gain? Are you excessively thirsty?

Yes, both

Doctor's Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?

66 yrs old heart condition low potassium

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Endocrinology
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11/29/2017
Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago
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Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

Is your blood glucose and your HbA1C well controlled with the metformin and Januvia?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
A1c --6.1--6.7
Endocrinologist: tazechip, Board Certified Physician replied 4 months ago

Well I'd like to see it below 6.0 so I think your diabetes still needs some control

So were I your doctor I would refer you to an endocrinologist since there are other newer medications that can bring your diabetes into better control

Please let me know if you need any more information

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