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I have a medical question. I am a 66 year old asian man that has diabetes type 2.Never felt any effects and prescribed Metformin 1000 mg per day. 6 mo ago tested 201. Recently pretty lax taking meds and lately been thirsty as hell and urinating every 2 hours.Bought home tester and tried last night after meals and was shocked 419. Called company this morn and did test on machine and is ok.Did another test pre meal today 319.Do you think i should wait and take my meds to see if i get it down or see a doctor immediately? My doc is hard to see.
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I would get in to a doctor immediately.

that is very high

and the fact that you are urinating and drinking a lot means you are at risk for ketoacidosis

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