Hello all. I am new to this site. About 5 months ago I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes (fasting blood sugar 212) and put on 500 mg of metformin twice daily. Since being diagnosed I ahev changed my eating habits and began exercising, I've dropped about 20 pounds and have been maintaining blood sugar levels in the 95 to 120 range. My last ac1 was 5.7 about 2 months ago.
My doctor has instructed me to check and record my blood sugars before breakfast and before dinner. This morning my fasting blood sugar was 110. Tonight my fasting blood sugar is 77 (I tested twice).
This is the lowest I've ever seen it and I'm thrilled but also slightly concerned.
My question is this: Should I take my nightly metformin even with such a low reading?
I'm concerned that my blood sugar might drop to dangerously lower if I take the pill.
I've tried to call my doctor and my pharmacist to ask but both are unavailable this late.
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