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Need suggestions on recent report and readings

Hi , i am 30 yr and have diabtese for 2 yrs and as per my last post my hba1c was at 7.1 now after 3 month my hba1c is 5.2 checked recently and my doc has removed Glimpride wich i was taking earlier but continuing with Janumet50/1000.

My fasting sugar is still in the range of 108 to 123 And ppbs is in the range of 120 to 140..

Kindly advise if i am on right direction..

I am following the low carb diet and exercise atleast 4 to 5 days a week.

Also guide me to live medicine free life.. As my doctor told me that i have LADA type diabtese..

Please help me to understand as this group has given me lots of knowledge and advise earlier..

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Your present status is good and it is better to continue with similar efforts.Aiming to live a medicine free life is good but you have to live with them as long as required.Monitoring blood sugar levels at home and regular consultations with a doctor are essential for you to keep sugar level under control.

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What is LADA type diabetes


Latent autoimmune diabetes of adults (LADA) is a form of diabetes mellitus type 1 that occurs in adulthood, often with a slower course of onset than type 1 diabetes diagnosed in juveniles. Adults with LADA may initially be diagnosed incorrectly as having type 2 diabetes based on their age, particularly if they have risk factors for type 2 diabetes such as a strong family history or obesity.





Hi Burhani_ ,

I am also looking for answer for the same as i am not convinced from my Doctor side on this..


Janumet 50 mg/1000 mg tablets is a brand of medicine containing the active ingredient Sitagliptin 50 mg; Metformin hydrochloride 1000 mg.

Sitagliptin is used along with diet and exercise and sometimes with other medications to lower blood sugar levels in patients with type 2 diabetes (condition in which blood sugar is too high because the body does not produce or use insulin normally). Sitagliptin is in a class of medications called dipeptidyl peptidase-4 (DPP-4) inhibitors. It works by increasing the amounts of certain natural substances that lower blood sugar when it is high.

Metformin is used alone or with other medications, including insulin, to treat type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and, therefore, cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood). Metformin is in a class of drugs called biguanides. Metformin helps to control the amount of glucose (sugar) in your blood. It decreases the amount of glucose you absorb from your food and the amount of glucose made by your liver. Metformin also increases your body's response to insulin, a natural substance that controls the amount of glucose in the blood.







you have a very nice control on your sugar levels plz tell me which doctor you're referring now.

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as you are saying it is LADA type of diabetes what kind of tests doctors have suggested you while diagnosing this,I also want to know because as gangadharan_nair says it is adulthood type 1 diabetes and it is because of family history and obesity i have family history as well as obesity plz help me


Hi , i am consulting with Dr. Praveen G at dr. Mohan’s diabetes’s clinic. Malleshwaram Bangalore And they have done C peptide test and GAD test to check


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