I am taking metformin 850 mg after breakfast. 2 hrs after b/fast and lunch sugar readings are satisfactory, but after dinner bit high and fasting sugar level doesn't come less then 6.5. My GP advised me to continue the same doses. Sometimes my fasting sugar came more than 8and its very frustrating. Should I increase the dose? Can I eat pudding or cake or any sweet dessert everyday?
Who's stopping you from eating what you want? How safe is safe?
I eat what I want, when I want. Only difference is, I'm "well" controlled. How controlled is "well" controlled? Again, I decide that! So, celebrate your power! Celebrate your mind! Celebrate your life! Whether it be in-control or, out-of-control, you're in control! How safe is safe? (note: most recent A1C: 5.2)
If you haven't attended a diabetes education class, ask your physician for a referral. That's where you'll learn more about medication and how they work, plus also how different foods and exercise affect your blood sugar levels. The more you learn, the more you'll understand how your individual choices affect your blood sugar levels. ~Lynn @Glucerna
Thanks for your Reply!
What surprises me is that you are only takng metformin once a day. My endocrinologist told me that it was important to take it twice (at least) because it is active over a 12-hour period only, therefore I need it in the evening as well to maintain a balance.
Could you ask your GP for a referral to an endocrinologist?
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