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By the way, doctor: Diabetes treatment

I've had type 2 diabetes for 12 years; I'm now 81. I take metformin plus Januvia. My doctor has never suggested that I monitor myself with a meter. My hemoglobin A1c has been creeping up and is now 7. Should I be getting more aggressive in my treatment?

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