Maybe you need to try a different diabetes medication to see if your blood sugar levels would be better controlled by a medication other than Metformin. I recommend discussing with your physician all of your options so you can weigh the pros/cons of each.
If you haven't already, request your doctor provide you a referral to a diabetes educator. By learning to better control your blood sugar through food and lifestyle you may reduce your dependence on medication.
All the best,
Lisa Nelson RD
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