How can high blood sugar and hypertension be managed?
Q: My 63 years old mother has been suffering from high blood pressure for the last 15 years. Since about a month, her blood sugar levels have risen to 200 mg/dl. How can she control her sugar levels? What diet should she take? What kind of physical exercise she can do?
A:Get the following tests done for your mother:-
- KFT - Blood urea, Serum creatinine, urine routine/microscopy
- LFT - Serum bilirubin, SGOT, SGPT, Alkaline phosphatase, serum proteins
- Lipid profile
- Fasting and PP blood glucose
- Urine examination
- Fundus examination from eye specialist
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