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Hi, I’ve just recently been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes with hyperglycemia about 2 weeks ago and my sugar levels since have been 235 to now 391. It was 197 one time. Even while on the Metformin it’s been really high. Should I go to urgent care tonight with a sugar level of 391?

Doctor's Assistant: What are all the symptoms you're experiencing (e.g. loss of appetite, fever, rash)?

None of those but I feel fatigue and very weak at times, sometimes blurred vision and constant headache

Doctor's Assistant: Is the headache episodic or daily? And what about nausea?

After taking the Metformin I’m nauseous and have bad diarrhea. The headaches come and go daily

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

No I just have asthma and have had migraines on and off since a teenager

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What's the dosage of your metformin?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok thank you

The dosage of your metformin?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
No thank you I don’t have that fee to pay
Customer reply replied 3 months ago
500 mg

The phone call offer wasn't from me an you don't have to accept it

Is that once a day?

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Twice a day but my dr just told me to try taking half once a day

OK

No need for the ER right now but you need to call your doctor

I think you need the full 500 mg twice a day

Please let me know if you need any more information

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Even if I have bad side effects from the Metformin?

Well, in that case I'd switch you to glyburide

But just discuss that with your doctor tomorrow

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Customer reply replied 3 months ago
Ok thank you for your asvice

My pleasure and call on me anytime

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