A couple of weeks ago I went to my doctor as I had blood in my urine. She took a lot of labs and told me to see a urologist, and made a follow appointment for my well woman exam. Well I ended up in the ER that same ngiht in severe pain with a kidney stone. I then went to my well woman exam and the doctor told me she had to go over my labs instead of doing my exam. My A1c was 9 and my blood sugar came back at 180.
Well, I was in denial as I have had 3 asthma attacks in the past 3 months using high dose steroids starting at 60 to 80 mg a day for three days and then tapering down. Also was a heavy soda drinker of 3 cans or more per day. Was sure that was the cause of my A1c. She wanted to put me on medication, but I still was not sure I wanted to do this. She told me to take my blood sugars for a month and have my labs redone and we would talk then. However, in changing my diet to really low carbs my blood sugars are still running 170. Sometimes 140 and the lowest it has gotten down to is 100. Should I call them and start on medication, or wait it out for the month. How do you know when to start on medication. Any advice would help.
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