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General Physician - Answered on Mar 30, 2023

Dr Karthiyayini Mahadevan has been practising for 30 years.
She specialises in general medicine, child development and senior citizen care.
A graduate from Madurai Medical College, she has DNB training in paediatrics and a postgraduate degree in developmental neurology.
She has trained in Tai chi, eurythmy, Bothmer gymnastics, spacial dynamics and yoga.
She works with children with development difficulties at Sparrc Institute and is the head of wellness for senior citizens at Columbia Pacific Communities.... more
Mahesh Question by Mahesh on Mar 28, 2023Hindi
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I am diabetic for the last 35 years. I have controlled my diabetes through intermittent fasting and taking metformin+sitagliptin (500mg+50mg) daily before meals. My fasting sugar varies from 104-125; after exercise, it goes up to 140 and comes down to 110 when taking Tiffen at 1300 hrs. My HbA1C is in the range of 6.1 to 6.4, and I also control by avoiding sweets, maida, fried, etc. I it ok or I have to take some measures.

Ans: Please bring in some regular physical activity which will help you to come down on medications and have the optimum usage of medications
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