High fasting level in the morning


Q: Hello I am a 67 years old male, diabetic. I have had diabetes since the age of 45. I am currently on glipizide pills 5mg. I take one at lunch time and half a pill 2.5 mg at supper time, total 7.5 mg daily. My glucose level two hours after eating ranges from 4.8-7 but my fasting glucose in the morning is always high between 8-10.5. What can be done about this? Should I change my medication dosages or replace the medication I am taking with another. I am an active person. I try to do speed walking 2 or 3 times a day for 15-20 min. I have stopped smoking 7 years ago. I smoked for about 27 years prior to that. Kindly give me your advice. thank you


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