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It's for my daughter she has biabetes her bloods are 21.5

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It's for my daughter she has biabetes her bloods are 21.5 almost every evening we are so worried about the best thing to do she is on metformin but she is having to get up through the night with the runs we are desperate.
JA: In general, how has your health been lately?
Customer: She is a recovering anorexic
JA: Anything else in your medical history you think the Doctor should know?
Customer: Mental health problems

Hi there,
I am an experienced Medical Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

Her blood sugar is moderately high suggesting the strong possibility of insulin deficiency.

Fasting insulin level, C-peptide levels should be checked for confirmation.

Since she is not tolerating metformin, it should be stopped.

Insulin stimulants like Glimepiride can be prescribed to see any improvement.

Next option will be start on long acting insulin therapy like insulin glargine 10 units at bedtime daily to start with.
Best wishes,
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