Dear Ask The Doctor: I m 28 years old.i have symptoms of diabetes one.-please suggest me the initial medication
Dear Asif: You have not mentioned what specific symptoms of diabetes you are experiencing.
Some of the symptoms of diabetes include:
Unusual weight loss
To diagnose diabetes to need to do the following tests :
Fasting plasma glucose : 126mg/dl or above, diabetes is confirmed if the repeat test is similar on a different day.
Random glucose test : A level of 200mg/dl or higher is confirmatory.
You do not need medication until you've been diagnosed with diabetes. In the meantime, maintain a healthy lifestyle, reduce sugar consumption and exercise regularly.
Last Updated ( Tuesday, 25 October 2011 )