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Dr. Dwijendra Prasad

MD - General Medicine, Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD), MBBS

Endocrinologist, Bangalore

20 Years Experience  ·  0 at clinic
Dr. Dwijendra Prasad MD - General Medicine, Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetolo... Endocrinologist, Bangalore
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Dr. Dwijendra Prasad is an experienced Endocrinologist in Tavarekere, Bangalore. He has had many happy patients in his 20 years of journey as a Endocrinologist. He has completed MD - General Medicine, Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD), MBBS . He is currently associated with Lalitha Memorial Polyclinic in Tavarekere, Bangalore. Book an appointment online with Dr. Dwijendra Prasad on Lybrate.com.

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MD - General Medicine - U.Sambalpur - 2002
Post Graduate Diploma in Diabetology (PGDD) - M V hospital for diabetes & DRC - 2012
MBBS - U.Sambalpur - 1997

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I am suffering from diabetes since last 2 years and taking allopathic medicine. I am also taking ayurvedic medicine but it is not coming to normal. Can you suggest Ayurvedic medicine to control it.

MD - Ayurveda, Bachelor of Ayurveda, Medicine and Surgery (BAMS)
Ayurveda, Lucknow
I am suffering from diabetes since last 2 years and taking allopathic medicine.
I am also taking ayurvedic medicine b...
You may takes Chandrprabha vati 2-2 tab and shiva gutika 1-1 Amree plus 1-1 tab twice daily, take gudmar choorna 3gm twice daily after meal but you must continue the allopathic medicine, You may add karela juice, giloya amla juice.
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My father is diabetic! Suddenly yesterday he had vomtings from evening till today morning when he sleeps sideways his head is feeling like moving it seems please anyone help me to know?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician,
My father is diabetic! Suddenly yesterday he had vomtings from evening till today morning when he sleeps sideways his...
Vomiting and neurological symptoms in a diabetic can arouse suspicion of ketosis and you need to show a physician.
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I am 68 yrs old. I am taking insuman 25:75 and metformin to control diabetes. Is it having any side effect. What is the natural cure to control Diabetes.?

MBBS, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
I am 68 yrs old. I am taking insuman 25:75 and metformin to control diabetes. Is it having any side effect. What is t...
Yes insulin causes weight gain. Metformin causes b12 deficiency and gi disturbances. You can take b12 supplement tab. Diet & exercise is always a critical part in controlling diabetes.
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I am following a dietitian and she has prescribed me optisulin. I am not diabetic. Is it safe?

MBBS, MD - Internal Medicine
Internal Medicine Specialist, Faridabad
I am following a dietitian and she has prescribed me optisulin. I am not diabetic. Is it safe?
Optisulin gives for diabetes 1 and diabetes 2 type patients. Pl. Do not take it if you are not diabetic patients. Revisit to them and ask about it why he/she prescribed you.
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My mother hv Uric acid & thyroid problem. So, wht precaution should she take & wht are the food restrictions ?

PDDM, MHA, MBBS
General Physician, Nashik
My mother hv Uric acid & thyroid problem. So, wht precaution should she take & wht are the food restrictions ?
Following are the suggestions for your mother:- The first thing you should do is to eat foods that are high in fiber, This is because fiber rich foods absorb uric acid from the blood. Your kidneys then 'throw' out the excess uric acid. Try to eat Oatmeal, Spinach, cauliflowers and Isabgol in milk if possible.  Please use olive oil to cook your food. Kindly avoid vegetable oils because they become unhealthy when heated twice. This leads to rancid fat in the body. These destroy vitamin E, that in turn controls uric acid levels. Olive oil also curbs uric acid by itself.  Vitamin C chewable tablets taken 500 mg daily lower uric acid levels within 4 to 8 weeks.  Try to stop intake of sweets, cakes and pastries. Saturated fats are bad for you.  Many fruits have got potent anti-oxidant properties, like celery seeds, grapes and tomatoes, and these prevent harmful toxins from attacking your organs - releasing uric acid.
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I am a 57 years old male suffering from diabetic 2 since june 2014. I am taking glyciphage 500 SR 1 tab b/f and 1/2 tab at 6pm. Hba1c was 7.70% then and is same in jan 2016. What should I do.

BHMS
Homeopath, Chennai
I am a 57 years old male suffering from diabetic 2 since june 2014. I am taking glyciphage 500 SR 1 tab b/f and 1/2 t...
Hba1c is the test reveals your average glucose levels that is how well your diabetes is controlled. Fasting and postlunch tests are day to day based and hence may vary according to diet taken that day, exercise n even medication. Some may even have superb fbs/ppbs and yet high hba1c. At such times, it denotes that your current medications are falling short to control yur diabetes and yu may either need higher doses of insulin or stricter diet n exercise. If one could somehow take steps to arrest further progression of diabetes that is stop further drop in pancreatic function i. E. Insulin secretion n action - stability can be achieved, as is with homeopathy. Also diabetes has been linked to stressful lifestyle. Hence here what you could do to arrest further progression. Meet your doctor to first reconsider dosage. Revisit your diet n activity. Identify what stresses you and makes you worry try homeopathy as complementary therapy. Happy to help!
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I am a known hypertensive and diabetic, my creatinine fluctuates and is currently a little higher than upper limit. Sometimes suddenly I experience surge in heartbeat and BP, this affected my sleep also. Why is this and what should I do? Should I consult a Physician or Cardiologist?

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
I am a known hypertensive and diabetic, my creatinine fluctuates and is currently a little higher than upper limit. S...
1.If Your creatine is high it indicates that your kidney is affected due to diabetes and hypertension. 2.You must ensure that your Diabetis and Hypertension are under control. 3.Consult physician for proper advice and treatment 4. Consult me for further advice
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She is suffering from this problem since 2004 and she feels that her muscles power is weak day by day and she is also suffering from hype thyroid and now thyroid is under control. Her age is 40 years and her weight is 50Kgs.

D.A.M.S( A. M.), D.AC/B.E.M.S
Acupressurist, Mumbai
She is suffering from this problem since 2004 and she feels that her muscles  power is weak day by day and she is als...
You take acupressure treatment and take Biochemic kali phos.3x& mag phos12x.4 tab each thrice a day with warm water.take it & inform me.
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One of the common doubt my diabetic people ask me about drinking whole milk or low fat milk

CCMTD, CCEBDM, C.Diabetology, American Diabetes Association, DOMS, MBBS
Endocrinologist, Mumbai
One of the common doubt my diabetic people ask me about drinking whole milk or low fat milk
One of the common doubt my diabetic people ask me about drinking whole milk or low fat milk... let me clear the doubt in scientific way..

In fact, there are good reasons to believe that whole milk, full-fat yogurt, cream, and high-fat cheeses may be better for you than their low-fat alternatives.

Reason #1:  Saturated fat is not harmful to your health

Reason #2:  Low-fat and non-fat dairy products are higher in casein

Casein is a very sticky protein in milk that is quite difficult for humans to digest.  Milk proteins are designed to nourish baby cows, who are outfitted with a special enzyme (rennet) that can break apart casein. Humans do not make rennet, which is one of the reasons why dairy products can cause constipation and other digestive problems.

Reason #3:  Low-fat and non-fat dairy products are higher in whey

Whey proteins raise blood insulin levels just as much as pure sugar does.  Even though lactose, the sugar that naturally occurs in milk, has a low “glycemic index” and therefore does not raise blood sugar very much, whey proteins trigger big insulin spikes in body and destabilize blood sugar and hormone levels, lead to carbohydrate cravings, fatigue, mood swings, and obesity.

Reason 4:  High-fat dairy products contain less protein

This means that people who have dairy protein sensitivities may tolerate them better.  People who have trouble with dairy foods are almost always reacting either to milk carbohydrate (lactose intolerance) or milk proteins (dairy allergy and sensitivity), not to dairy fat. This is why many dairy-sensitive individuals are able to eat butter and heavy cream, which are extremely low in protein.

Reason #5:  High-fat dairy products taste better

They improve the flavor, digestibility, and absorption of foods and are more satisfying, therefore you may find yourself naturally eating less.

Bottom line:  The lower the fat content, the higher the protein content

People who consume the most high-fat dairy products, have a 23-percent lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes than people who have one serving or less but there was no association between intake of low-fat dairy products and lowered type 2 diabetes risk.

Keep in mind that, you choose unsweetened varieties, since sugar and other refined carbohydrates raise insulin levels and disturbs blood sugar levels.
And MODERATION is the key for all the food .

Thank you for reading and i Hope it has helped you.

Source: Diabetologia

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Hallow Dr. I am 50 years male having diabetes thyroid, cholesterol, recently I am facing sever cough my blood reports are ESR: 32 mm, eosinophil 09%, AEC740 cells/cumm, I am using medicine for diabetes, thyroid, cholesterol and they are normal, now I am very tired to-do walk, work so please suggest some ayurveda medicine for me thank you.

MBBS, MD - General Medicine
Endocrinologist, Faridabad
You have not told the status of thyroid and diabetes. Since your eosinohilic count is high it can cause shortness of breath in additiom poor conttol of diabetes you nrrd tjģ. And thyroid can also cause shortness of breath.
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If I have sugar so how can. I control on it I try many medicines but it is not working.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
If I have sugar so how can. I control on it I try many medicines but it is not working.
1. Do regular aerobic exercise for 1 hour daily (brisk walking, jogging, running, swimming, cycling etc) 2. Reduce weight if overweight 3control diet a) avoid sweets, sugar/honey, milk, milk product excess calorie and carbohydrate rich diet like white bread, cereal, rice, pasta b) avoid all refined food like maida, pasta, starchy food like rice, potato, bakery item, processed food, c) include more fiber like pulse, green leafy vegetable, cucumber, carrot, tomato, j legume. D) avoid sweetened fruit like banana, mango, litchi, chickoo, sapota, seethaphal jack fruit, grape etc. Can have fruits like guava, pineapple, papaya, orange, mousambi, strawberry, watermelon, pomegranate, jack fruit, sweet potato, a handful of walnut daily (akhrot) e) avoid white/polished rice, take unpolished rice like brown rice/wheat/jowar/ragi, moong and chana dal. F) avoid ghee/ butter./coconut oil/excess salt intake like papad/pickle. G) avoid red meat. Take fish/chicken. H) avoid alcohol and carbonated drinks like soft drink 4. Adhere to a strict diabetic diet by consulting dietitian 5. Monitor your fasting, pp blood sugar 3 monthly and hba1c six monthly
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7 saal pehle muje thyroid ni tha. But ab mera t3 or t4 normal h. Lekin tsh 14.5 h. Muje kitne mg ki goli khaani chahiye. Or goli khane k kitni der baad khana kha skte h.

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
aap 25 mcg per day ka dose suru kijiye. Aur 6 hafte baad tsh check kariye, agar level jyada raha to dose badhana padega. On treatment for good control tsh should come down to 3 to 4 milli units /l. Goli khane ke baad kareeb 1.5 to 2 hours ke baad khana chahiye. Thanks for the question.
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My father is a diabetes patient since 4-5 years. So sir how to control this type of disease.?

AUTLS, CCEDM, MD - Internal Medicine, MBBS
General Physician, Faridabad
My father is a diabetes patient since 4-5 years. So sir how to  control this type of disease.?
●Eat regular meals throughout the day at same time everyday..Avoid skipping meals ●Include high fibre foods at each meal e.g. legumes(beans/lentils ),nuts(almonds,walnut),eggs etc ●Take fruit as a healthy snack e.g. apples,pears,papaya,mausami,jamun,guava ●Try to avoid –grapes,mango,bananas,jackfruit(cheeku) ●Vegetables to be included in plenty-at least 2 servings per meal ●Reduce the fat intake,friedfoods,cakes,pastries and foods containing palm oil and coconut oil ●Include healthy foods like daliya,oats ●Reduce salt intake in the diet to 1 tsp or less per day ●stay away from especially labelled diabetic foods(they are of no benefit),and saturated fats ●Limit intake of sugar and sugary foods like sweets ●If so desire can take sugarfree as sugar substitute for sweetening purposes DIABETIC DIET CHART: Morning: 4-5 Almonds soaked overnight in water or 1-2 walnuts 6:30 a.m.: Tea + 2 mariegold biscuits(only for those who can’t skip their morning tea) 8:00-9:00 a.m. : 2 Roti + subzi + daliya /upma/poha/raw cheese/sprouts + 1 glass skimmed milk 11:00-12:00 a.m.: Fruits (only those permitted), salads, guava, papaya, pomegranate, cucumber, carrot, sprouts etc 1:00-2:00 p.m.: 2 roti +dal + salads+curd/raita/buttermilk 4:00-5:00 p.m : tea + roasted chana/bhelpuri(only if hungry) 7:00 p.m : salads/coconut water/lemon water(without sugar) 8:00-9:00 p.m: 2 roti +dal/khicdi + skimmed milk Try to sleep daily on sametime till 11:00 p.m. SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS: Avoid potato/sweet potato/arbi banana/cheeku/grapes/mango/litchi papads/ chatni/pickles/fried foods groundnuts/cashew/pista/raisins sweets/honey/cold drinks/jaggery
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One of my friend tells about kaccha banana peel in glass of water over night & to drink emty stomach in the morning will help in a regular way lowering down or control diabetes. Pls clear the natural way of this therapy. Regards.

MBBS
General Physician, Mumbai
One of my friend tells about kaccha banana peel in glass of water over night & to drink emty stomach in the morning w...
We need to control sugar levels with medication exercise and following a diabetic diet and I don't support the theory but if you want to try than keep a record of sugar levels through a glucometer and we can judge accordingly
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Hi doc! I am a diabetic and hypertensive and on drugs for the same. My doc prescribed nervijen D (methylcobalamin, one cap daily) and dries 2000 (vitamin D on alt days. Is it safe to continue with these drugs for a long time? Pls advise. Thanks.

PG Diploma in Clinical Research, Diploma in Acupuncture, MBBS, College Of Physicians & Surgeons
General Physician, Mumbai
Hi doc! I am a diabetic and hypertensive and on drugs for the same. My doc prescribed nervijen D (methylcobalamin, on...
Diabetic neuropathy is known complication and to prevent Nervijen D. Daily requirement of vitd3 is 2000 units. So on right track. Monitor blood glucose and routine diabetic profile as advocated. Consult for guidelines. God bless you.
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I am having bad body odour from 7 years. I have hyperthyroidism from more than 13 years for which I am taking medicine and recently tested, reports are normal. I could not understand what could be than. I have iron and vitamin d deficiency. Are these the causes for that. Please help me.

MBBS
General Physician, Cuttack
It could be because of excessive sweating. Deficiency of iron and vitamin d3 does not cause bad odour. Maintain personal hygiene. Consult skin specialist for further advice.
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I am 60 years male healthy except for controlled medicated diabetic. I notice a low back pain from one month. Since I am vigorously practising yoga for 1.5 hours early in the morning from one month. Is it because of this or should I get checked. Which test I should undergo? Thanks in advance.

BAMS
Ayurveda, Bangalore
I am 60 years male healthy except for controlled medicated diabetic. I notice a low back pain from one month. Since I...
Hi, It may be because of over exercise as you are practising yoga since one month only. You can get whole body bone mineral density test and serum calcium and vit, D3 tests done with respect to your age.
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I am 46 yes, diabetic but no medicine. 2.5 years back got injured during throwing stone to a man go tree by falling into the field. I got treatment from orthopedics ond take injection. But not completely cured, even pain in right shoulder, x-ray report OK. Exercise done regularly. Pls advice.

D.P.T
Physiotherapist, Hyderabad
I am 46 yes, diabetic but no medicine. 2.5 years back got injured during throwing stone to a man go tree by falling i...
apply heat fermentation with diclofenac ointment twice a day and shoulder excercises for 20 days helps reducing pain and increase in range of motion.
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I am on thyronorm 75 mcg for hypothryroidism following thyroditits for the past one & half years. I am a 54 yr old male. Everything was fine till a couple of moths back. I have lost some weight. About 2 to 3 kgs. My blood sugar is normal. My hb is 15. I have done my tsh and t4 are well under control. My muscles also ache. I do a lot of exercises and quite control what I eat too. I have been on exercises since the past five ten year. So nothing very new or recent. I am on telmasartan 80 for htn and concur cor 1, 25 mg. I am concerned that is my weight loss due to overdose of thyronorm.& should I reduce it.

MBBS
General Physician, Ahmedabad
I am on thyronorm 75 mcg for hypothryroidism following thyroditits for the past one & half years. I am a 54 yr old ma...
Please inform me tsh, t3 and t4 level. Your blood pressure measurement also should be checked regularly at different time. Your dose may be higher that causes weight loss. Please inform if there is any other disease and even stress, anxiety etc also. Dose titration can be done after hormone level and other clinical features.
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I am Insulin Dependent Diabetic. The recent urine test micro shows negative 23.9. What is the significance in terms of kidney function. What medication/care is advised apart from control of sugar which is done by me?

MBBS, CCEBDM, Diploma in Diabetology
Endocrinologist, Hubli-Dharwad
I am Insulin Dependent Diabetic. The recent urine test micro shows negative 23.9. What is the significance in terms o...
Mr. lybrate-user, Microalbuminuria is passing of small molecules of albumin through urine. It increases when kidney function is affected. This happens in diabetes. Diabetes damages the filtering membrane of the glomerulous. If blood glucose is not well controlled this damage occurs fairly rapidly. Since you no such problem now. The only precaution required is strict blood glucose control. Nothing else is needed. Thanks.
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