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Dr. B. Pradeep Kumar  - Endocrinologist, Bangalore

Dr. B. Pradeep Kumar

MBBS, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO)

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

28 Years Experience  ·  200 at clinic
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Dr. B. Pradeep Kumar MBBS, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO) Endocrinologist, Bangalore
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I?m dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family....more
I?m dedicated to providing optimal health care in a relaxed environment where I treat every patients as if they were my own family.
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Dr. B. Pradeep Kumar is an experienced Endocrinologist in Jeevanbheema Nagar, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 26 years of journey as a Endocrinologist. He is a MBBS, Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO). You can visit him at Sai Karthik Clinic in Jeevanbheema Nagar, Bangalore. Don?t wait in a queue, book an instant appointment online with Dr. B. Pradeep Kumar on Lybrate.com.

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MBBS - Vijay Nagar Institute Of Medical Science - 1990
Diploma in Otorhinolaryngology (DLO) - Sidharth Medical College - 1995
Languages spoken
English
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Karnataka Medical Council

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Hi doctor, I am 33 years old female and facing continuous weight problem. I am following proper diet but still my weight is not reducing. I am 5'3 and 75 kg. My weight is increasing 1 kg a month. I have done my thyroid tests and blood test and everything came out normal.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Hi doctor, I am 33 years old female and facing continuous weight problem. I am following proper diet but still my wei...
It would have better if you had mentioned the thyroid test values. Anyway, looking at your weight and height, your bmi is 29.29 kgs/m2, which very close to being grade 1 obesity. Your ideal body weight should be about 60 kgs. I am not aware of what efforts you have exactly done to reduce weight. Following are a few suggestions: 1) all your caloric needs have to be based on 60 kg. 2) since you want to loose weight total calories to be taken per day should be 60 x 20 = 1200 calories only. 3) you have to avoid sweets, deep fried foods, junk foods, sweetened aerated drinks, fructose corn syrup containing products, highly processed products, pastries and other bakery items, red meat and high fat milk products. 4) consume green leafy vegetables and salads as well as fruits. 5) use whole grain products and millets. 6) refrain from alcohol and smoking. Exercise daily at least for 1 hour. It is better if you join a gym and do workouts under the guidance of a professional trainer. Your aim should be to loose 1/2 kg weight per kg. Thanks.
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I am a subclinical hypothyroid patient. Taking thyronorm 50 1 year ,I have done ft3, ft4,t3t4, tsh,tpo antibody, I didn't done ultrasound scanning, because nothing visible tumours not available in my neck, because of that my Doctor does not prescribed ultrasound .but I have breathing problem and slowly eating food, taking too much time to complete food, my friends insults me when eats food because of too late. No deep breath, not able to take speed breath. And not able to eat food speed. I feel something have in my chest near the neck, I think that my thyroid should be enlarged to chest. If my thyroid enlarged to my chest. If it is goiter. Can it treated with medication? Can it treated iodine supplement? Or it require surgery? Please tell how it can be treated? What types of treatment available? I fear to do surgery!

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am a subclinical hypothyroid patient. Taking thyronorm 50 1 year ,I have done ft3, ft4,t3t4, tsh,tpo antibody, I di...
Mr. lybrate-user, Thanks for the question. Based on your description there could be some problem with your thyroid gland. But if the doctor examining has not found anything serious, then there is no reason to worry about. In hypothyroidism particularly due to Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, the gland may have grown a bit or become nodular or firm. But there is unlikely to be a growth towards chest. Still if you are feeling so strongly, ask your your doctor to get an ultra sono graphy done, that will clarify your doubt. Once the condition is confirmed or clear, then further line of treatment can be decided. Thanks.
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I am a 38 year old male. For the last one month I m feeling pain in the joints and backside of palms of both the hands. A little bit swelling on the backside of palm of left hand. Is this due to uric acid or something else. I am non-alcoholic and vegetarian.

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
I am a 38 year old male. For the last one month I m feeling pain in the joints and backside of palms of both the hand...
If there is swelling it can be from uric acid deposition called gout and check your serum uric acid level.
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I am 50 year old male having type 2 diabetes for last 5 years and taking Janumet 50/1000 twice daily and my Fasting sugar remains 120 and Pp less than 200 with Hba1c 6.6. Please suggest how can this level be bring down.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
I am 50 year old male having type 2 diabetes for last 5 years and taking Janumet 50/1000 twice daily and my Fasting s...
You have superbly controlled sugar levels and in addition you need to exercise and follow a diabetic diet.
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I am pre diabetic at 118 (fasting) 37 years. Will taking rice in limited quantities be a problem. Also regarding milk and veggies like potato, carrot, beetroot, radish, please let me know.

M. Sc. Foods, Nutrition & Dietetics, B.Sc-Home Science
Dietitian/Nutritionist, Visakhapatnam
I am pre diabetic at 118 (fasting) 37 years. Will taking rice in limited quantities be a problem. Also regarding milk...
No not at all, but try to substitute with multigrains which have low glycemic index and control your blood glucose levels.
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I have hypothyroid problem shall I drink cool water or not please suggest some food habits about it.

MACP, MD - General Medicine, FRCP, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Gurgaon
I have hypothyroid problem shall I drink cool water or not please suggest some food habits about it.
It does not matter what temperature is the water that you drink. I am not a big believer in too many dietary restrictions in hypothyroidism. What is important to take the medicine, regularly first thing in the morning on an empty stomach and do not eat for half an hour after taking the pill. Please get periodic tsh levels done! good luck.
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Bariatric Surgery Has Emerged as New Form of Surgery for Diabetes

Fellowship in Minimal Access Surgery, Fellowship in Bariatric Surgery, M.S.
Bariatrician, Lucknow
Bariatric Surgery Has Emerged as New Form of Surgery for Diabetes

Diabetes is a gnawing problem that affects millions throughout the world. It is a disorder that if overlooked can lead to serious diseases; cardiovascular ailments, problems related to vision, kidney problems and many more. While medication tries to regulate your blood sugar levels, it is not always unfailing. Medication along with changes in your diet and lifestyle can still not improve your condition in certain cases. At times it is hard to increase the insulin production in a person's body even after administering medicines solely known for their efficacy. Such kind of diabetic patients can therefore benefit from a Bariatric surgery.

What is a Bariatric surgery?
Bariatric surgery doesn't refer to a single operative method. It involves a host of surgical procedures conducted on a person to rid him or her of obesity. Obesity in combination with diabetes can make a person's life miserable. The treatment of one can come in the way of curing the other. A diabetic patient who also suffers from obesity usually finds it hard to lose weight in spite of exercising or being on diet. Surgery comes to their rescue. This kind of surgery should be fallen back upon as the lender of last resort that is to say when other solutions have not helped. Bariatric surgery is always performed under skilled supervision. It might include reduction of the size of your stomach, removal of a portion of the stomach, or even gastric bypass surgery.

How does Bariatric surgery help reduce Diabetes?
Diabetes can be of three basic kinds;

  1. Type 1 diabetes in which the body produces no amount of insulin.
  2. Type 2 diabetes in which the body produces an insufficient amount of insulin
  3. Gestational diabetes that pregnant women tend to contract.

Bariatric surgery proves to be very advantageous for patients of Type 2 diabetes:

  1. Surgery lowers blood sugar levels considerably. Research shows people with acute diabetes made huge improvements after having undergone a Bariatric surgery. Their blood sugar levels dropped by a noticeable percentage and they felt healthier. Reduced blood sugar is an almost immediate effect in some while for others it does take some time.
  2. Bariatric surgery exercises a control over cholesterol, blood pressure and triglyceride levels.
  3. The impressive benefits of this operation for a Type 2 diabetes patient are not superficial or temporary. If the patient adheres to the lifestyle prescribed by a doctor, takes medication regularly and follows the basics of post operative care he or she is likely to remain beyond the ambit of this metabolic disorder.
  4. It successfully takes care of ailments resulting from diabetes.
  5. Bariatric surgery can eliminate the need for medication or it can reduce the dosage of medicines you take.
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Doctor mere boyfriend ka age 25 hai or unhe pichle 1 year se diabetes hai. Wo avi glycinorm- m 40 medicine kha rhe hai or pure diet plan ko follow krte hai. Kuch week se unke ankle me bohot pain hai kya pain urine acid ho jane ke karan ho rha hai ya koi or reason hai. Or ynki heart beat v bohot tej chlti hai. please kuch suggest kre jisse diabetes se hone wali or bimariyo se bach ske.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
Doctor mere boyfriend ka age 25 hai or unhe pichle 1 year se diabetes hai. Wo avi glycinorm- m 40 medicine kha rhe ha...
Hello, It is essential to control blood glucose effectively with fasting closer to 100 mg, PP 150 to 160 mg & HbA1c% <6.8. Then all the possible complications of diabetes can be controlled. Thanks.
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Hi doctor, I am 53 since last 2 and half year I an diabetics and taking jalra m 50/850 twice a day and also gone through ptca 2 and half year back after this only diabetes devloped for heart & cholestrol my medicines are deplett a75 rosuvas 5mg ezedoc 10 eritel h- morning eritel 40- night my fasting sugar comes 125- 130 please advice are this prescription is ok thanks

DHMS (Diploma in Homeopathic Medicine and Surgery)
Homeopath, Ludhiana
This precription is 100% ok right nw but I will suggesst you that you should alsotry homoeo medicines alongwith. Although homoeo medicines r difficult to consume due to time boundation but if you will thinkit as a future investment then it will be helpful for future complications.
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