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Posted by: DAGS | 2008/07/19

DIABETIC

EVERY MORNING I WAKE UP DURING THE COURSE OF THE NITE AND FIND THAT MY MOUTH IS EXTREMELY DRY RESULTING IN SORES ON MY TONGUE SOMETIMES HAVE A SORT OF THRUSH ON MY TONGUE .DOES THIS INDICATE A HIGH OR LOW SUGAR LEVEL.i TAKE 30 UNITS OF INSULIN AT NITE AND 1GRAM OF GLUGOPHAGE.

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This is an indication that your diabetes is not controlled. It is also a possibility that you have a candida infection in your mouth. I suggest that you consult your doctor for a blood test that will give an idea of what your diabetes has been doing over a period of three months. This way your medication can be re-assessed and might be changed accordingly.

The ulcers in your mouth, can be treated with Diflucan, one capsule STAT.

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Dr Anrich Burger

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