From South Carolina, USA:
Do you have any suggestions on how to get my morning fasting level lower? I was having problems taking Glucophage [metformin, a pill for Type 2 diabetes] due to digestive problems. Now I am on one Glucotrol [another pill for Type 2 diabetes] in the morning and two at night and my fasting level is still averaging about 170. I am eating a low carb diet, exercising, and living an active life. Any ideas?
You have at least 3 choices:
- NPH insulin at night
- A trial of Rezulin (troglitazone), with the proper monitoring of liver functions for the first year
- A retry of Glucophage and see if the gut problems don't pass. They actually usually do with time (weeks).
Last Updated: Tuesday April 06, 2010 15:09:01
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