Advise on taking medicine for type -2 diabetics

Recently ( 3 weeks ) back diagnosed with Type -2 Diabetics. Started medicine 2 x 500 mg metaform before Bf and Dinner. With regular walk in evening for 45 to 50 min and strict diet plan ( Having Less carbo and high fiber food items ) . reading after 3 weeks is FF 145 & PP 175. Without consulting doctor I am planning to take only 1 no's medicine before breakfast and stop talking in night , it is a wise decision to do so. However I would much more in my diet plan with continuing my regular evening walk.

Can anyone advise me on this ? or Sould I need to wait till my FF & PP level comes to normal range by consuming regular medicine and then try by avoiding one medicine ?

7 Replies

  • Best wait till bs in normal range, and consult doctor before making changes. Search this site for anup and mike pollard for advice on low carb high fat diet. Very effective diabetes reversal. JanR

  • If diet doesn't change, medicines will keep on increasing as time passes till you land up with insulin shot. Start researching about LCHF diet. I am into sixth year as Type 2, no drugs no walks. And, here's my journey:

    I have posted a lot on LCHF diet. Can check my posts and replies by clicking on my username.

  • DO NOT make changes to your meds without consulting with your doctor or a medical professional. If you are making changes to your diet or get on an exercise regime, which results in decreased BS levels, talk to your doctor about it and they should be able to tell you how to reduce your dose.

    While some members here have experience with medications it is not a substitute to medical advice from a professional. It is encouraging to know that several others here have undergone a transition from needing medicines to control diabetes to not needing any medicines because of revised diet and lifestyle changes. So the goal should be to become medicine free eventually. I urge you not to stop/ change medications on your own or based on advice from other diabetics.

  • Should continue medicine till fasting comes to 100 and pp 140.for early improvement I shall advice bgr34 which normalized sugar constantly.

  • Dont stop meds until your fasting nd pp comes below 100 and 140 consistently for a period...research and work on lchf diet, monitor your bs levels nd make the transition gradually....

  • No sir.Do not reduce medicine till your sugar level is normal.After that you can reduce it only under medical advice OR better food management and more exercise.Sorry you can not be aggressive with diabetes.You can only tame it.Let it be clear 90/100times end comes because of diabetic complication.

  • Regularly check your BS level.It's higher side. Continue Same med. Please take one GURUCHI of Himalayan Drug Co. (Ayurvedic med) after launch and one at bed time. Take minimum two glasses of water just in the morning and one boiled karela medium size with boiled left out water. Continue for two weeks and check the BS level. If BS level reasonably gone down consult your Doctor.

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