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Doctor was ‘stunned’ by patient’s blood sugar from drinking diabetic milk bought online

Doctor was ‘stunned’ by patient’s blood sugar from drinking diabetic milk bought online

On the morning of April 22, Dr. Dr. Tran Chi Cuong, Director of Can Tho Stroke and Cardiovascular Hospital (SIS Can Tho), issued a false warning about the “role of milk in the treatment of diseases from the heart”. diabetes“It’s going viral on social media.

Recently, many cases that are dealt with in S.IS Can Tho are victims of this unverified advertising. The closest case, fortunately not life-threatening, is Ms. A. (from the west), who was diagnosed and monitored for diabetes treatment for more than 2 years at SIS Can Tho.

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A.’s blood sugar spiked after drinking milk for a few months, which surprised the doctors.

From a blood sugar level of more than 200 mg% HbA1C 11 to around 100 mg%, HbA1C at normal level in 6 (like people without diabetes), Mrs. A. is doing well on a very maintenance dose. simple. However, after a few months of reexamination, looking at the results of the blood tests, the doctor was surprised with the “peak” sugar level of 300 mg%, HbA1C 13.

Trying to find out the cause of the sudden increase in blood sugar, I learned that in the past few months, Mrs. A. heard an advertisement online and bought a “stable blood sugar milk” to drink every day. “It’s painful to look at, but luckily it’s not life-threatening,” Dr. Cuong said.

According to Dr. Cuong, in the past, there have been many doctors and nurses warning about the spread of unverified and unscientific harmful information on social media – the Internet has caused many serious consequences for many patients.

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