Klok Gm Tablet is an anti-diabetic medicine used to treat type 2 diabetes mellitus. It contains a combination of gliclazide and metformin as active ingredients. It is used along with a healthy diet and regular exercise for the control of high blood sugar in patients having diabetes. Take this medicine as prescribed and for the duration that it is prescribed for by your doctor. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor. Also, it is suggested to keep a regular check on blood sugar level during the treatment, either in laboratory or at home if you have the blood glucometer with you....
Q: What diet should I follow being a diabetic patient?
A diet should be high in fibre, low in fat with adequate protein, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals.
Maintain the regular meal timings and try to have 2-3 healthy snacks between meals like soups and salads.
Diet should include boiled, steamed, or baked food.
Ensure moderate use of edible oils (groundnut oil, olive oil), very less use of ghee and butter.
Drink at least 8-10 glass of water daily
Q: What should I avoid in my diet?
Do not shop when you are hungry. You could be tempted to buy oil and fried food.
Avoid maida, white bread, potato, noodles, corn flakes, poori, biryani, naan, fried rice etc.
Stop having daals with ghee, deep fried pulses
Avoid creams soups, carrot juice, deep fried vegetables, vegetable curries with excess oil
Avoid Seetaphal, mango, jack fruit, fruit salads with ice cream, fruit-based desserts
Q: I develop low blood sugar levels often, what could be the possible reasons?
Risk factors for developing low blood glucose levels include not taking adequate meals or missing meals, too much alcohol consumption, taking other anti-diabetic medicines, fever and too much exercise....
Report to your doctor about these episodes. You may need a dose of adjustment.