Wednesday, December 19, 2012
So my morning glucose levels are still above the recommended range every morning. They vary throughout the day, but whether I eat too much or too little the day before, whether I exercise or not, they are high the next morning, and I can't possibly go swimming every 3 hours to get my levels back to normal.
I made up a pretty graph from all the data for my doctor (finally all that data analysis at work comes in handy for other situations, too). It's pretty clear that the medication (metformin) needs to be increased. I'm at the point where I want it doubled, or tripled, or something. I'm doing everything right, and the sugars are still too high. At least I'm only 2/5 to the maximum dose, so hopefully we can just increase it. I also want to be able to quit taking the second medication, Actos, because that's what's keeping me from losing weight.
I'm sure we'll get it adjusted, it's just a big hassle right now.