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Just took my blood and my numbers were 348 I took junivia…

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Just took my blood...

Just took my blood and my numbers were 348 I took junivia metformin and glimepride this morning. And ate breakfast and 2 hrs later these are my numbers

Doctor's Assistant: In general, how has your health been lately?

Fine

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

I take lotrel 10/40 and plavix and flomax as well

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Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago
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Hi, Dr. Mo here with JA. Please let me review the information and I'll reply shortly.

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Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

What's your A1C, do you know that by any chance?

Also, do you recall what your sugar was last night?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Took blood last night for a1c
Last night was 260. This morning added jinuvia
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

And your metformin dose was 500mg or 1,000mg?

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Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

The numbers you haven't aren't dangerous. 348 is a bit high but I wouldn't be worried.

The Januvia should bring it down over the next 3-4 hours.

I would recommend just eating light for now and checking again 2 hours after lunch.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
1000 in mornig and again at night
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
The junivia takes a while to work in the system?
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

The sugar was 260 last night so for it to be a little above 300 isn't too uncommon.

It could be that you had some delayed digestion from a meal.

On rare occasions, adding a new medication such as januvia can temporarily raise your sugars but they will soon return to normal after you have gotten acclimated to the new medication.

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Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

It should start working within a few hours but for some people it can take up to 10 days to really kick in.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thanks
Customer reply replied 4 months ago
I shouldn’t panic as these numbers seem crazy high
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

Not at all!

Please don't panic, these aren't scary high numbers at all.

Please check again later today and you'll see they'll come down.

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Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

Keep me posted and I'll advise you along the way.

-Dr. Mo

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Ok thanks
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

Anytime.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
How do I get you back again as the dr.
Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

Just request me specifically. You can choose which doctor you want. Just start your sentence with Dr. Mo and select my name.

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Health Professional: Dr. Mo, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

Please click the rating button when you have a moment.

I hope I provided you with a 5-star service.

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Please let me know if you have any other questions.

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