I am 55 yrs and have been diabetic for 30 years starting with type 2. Progressed from oral medications to insulin therapy. Past couple of years, my sugar levels have been uncontrolled even with insulin intake and metformin tablets. Every morning the fasting sugar is always above 225. Post Prandial jumps to 200 to 250, comes down to below 170 in 3 hours, but suddenly jumps back to above 250, even without eating anything. I eat very non-fatty food, measured quantity, mostly with green vegetables. My diet has been to the books. I exercise everyday either on treadmill or walk outside. I am under the supervision of an endocrinologist, but he keeps increasing the insulin units which is not really helping. I did some research and found that glucagon plays an important role, which might be dumping glucose into bloodstream whenever my sugar level goes below certain level. I thought it was only Dawn effect or Symogi effect in the early morning, but it seems to be occurring even during the day. Any information or help in what could be the cause and remedy? I have tried (and still on) okra water, fenugreek water, and bitter melon juice therapies in morning. Not helping at all.
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