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My blood sugar is high,I take metformin once a day what

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My blood sugar is...

My blood sugar is high,I take metformin once a day what should I do?

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

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

Type 2 diabetes

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

How is your Blood sugar now?

How were the previous level?

When was you checked by doctor last?

How old are you?

Do you take any other medicine?

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
405 291 219 my nurse sees me twice a month 60, gabapentin, metformin mlopadine
Health Professional: Dr. Su S, Doctor (MD) replied 4 months ago

Thank you for the input.
I am very sorry for your symptoms.
As the current blood sugar level is 405, it is a medical emergency.

It can cause complication.
Metformin will not help now.
You will need insulin under medical supervision.
You should go to hospital now.
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