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I am 71 years old man my blood sugar fasting is 143 and pp is 134. I want to know why fasting is higher than the pp reading. Any reason please advise.
I'm suffering from Hypothyroidism & taking Thyronorm 125mcg regularly & it's under normal range now can I reduce potency of drug.
I am 63 year old diabetic. I am taking Insulin. Which Ayurvedic medicines can I take alongside for better control for long time.
India has the largest number of diabetics in the world. Around 6.2 crore people in India suffer from diabetes. Many patients with diabetes in India are still undiagnosed. More than 95% of these patients have type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes results from the body's ineffective use of insulin. It is usually diagnosed in the age group of 35-45. It can be prevented by healthy diet and exercise.
The patients who are diagnosed with diabetes and even those who do not have the disease can benefit by following these 5 effective ways to beat diabetes.
1. Make healthy food choices
Taking care of your diet is one of an essential components to manage and prevent diabetes.
-switch to oils with a high volume of monounsaturated fats and polyunsaturated fats like olive oil, canola oil, soybean oil or rice bran oil. Limit intake to one tablespoon a day.
-restrict intake of foods that have a high glycemic index like white bread, white rice, fatty foods, and soda.
-consume foods with a low glycemic index like multigrain aata, whole grains, daals, most fruits, non-starchy vegetables and carrots.
-limit consumption of fast food. Studies show that young adults who ate fast food more than twice a week developed insulin resistance (a diabetes risk factor) at twice the rate of people who weren't fast food junkies.
2. Watch your weight
Losing weight can help to regulate blood sugar levels.
-if you have type 2 diabetes, losing just 4-6 kgs can lower your glucose levels.
-the way fat is distributed in the body can also impact diabetes risk and management.
-people who have abdominal adiposity (fat around the belly) are more prone to type 2 diabetes than those with fat mostly in the thighs, hips, and buttocks.
3. Exercise regularly
Regular exercise can lower blood glucose and possibly reduce the amount of medication you need to treat diabetes, or even eliminate the need for medication.
-get your doctor's approval before starting an exercise program.
-even if you do not lose any weight, exercise can help keep type 2 diabetes under control.
-start slowly with a low-impact exercise such as walking, swimming or jogging.
-exercise, at least, three times a week for about 30 to 45 minutes.
-warm up for 5 minutes before starting to exercise and cool down for 5 minutes after exercise.
-always carry a source of carbohydrate with you so you'll be ready to treat low blood glucose.
4. Manage stress better
Stress can make blood sugar levels harder to control.
-engage in any relaxation technique to ward off stress.
-the best techniques include yoga, meditation, deep breathing exercises.
-you may join a yoga club nearby or else take out 10-15 minutes every day to sit quietly with yourself and practice meditation.
5. Go for regular health check-ups
Diabetes requires lifelong commitment towards following a healthy lifestyle, taking medicines on time and getting regular checkups to detect any complications.
-check your blood sugar levels at home at least once a week.
-get your hba1c levels checked at least twice a year.
-in addition, make sure that your eyes, kidneys, heart, and skin are in optimal health.
-visit an eye specialist once a year to detect any signs of eye damage (diabetic retinopathy).
-get your kidney function tests done at least 2 times a year.
-inspect your feet regularly for any signs of numbness, pain or growth that may lead to ulceration and complications.
My mom has a diabetes from past 2 years. She take medicine daily for diabetes. 2 days ago her blood glucose level shown as 340. So my question is whether this glucose can be controlled by tablet or insulin should be taken.
How to prevent diabetes as my family's track record favour for it. I have made a valve replacement Surgery 4.5 years ago. Now I m quite healthy.
Thyroid profile is like this T3 is 119 T4 is 6.68 TSH is 7.57 what is the problem in above test results
Dear sir my wife (34) is suffer thyroid problem. Her period is irregular. Tsh is 11.5. Now she is taken medicine thyrox 12.5 we have no baby. So that what can I do. Please suggested me. Thanks you sir.
I am 29 years old male I have gone through thyroid test and my report is as follows T3- 101 T4 - 4 TSH-6.82 Is it normal or I should take some medicine for increased TSH.
Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas. It facilitates the movement of glucose from the blood to
the liver, muscles and fat cells.
The causes for diabetes are:
• Type 1 Diabetes: Body is incapable of producing insulin
• Type 2 Diabetes: Body becomes resistant to insulin
• Hormonal changes during pregnancy can also result in temporary diabetes
Natural home remedy using bitter gourds:
1. Remove the skin and seeds of 4-5 bitter gourds
2. Crush them to a make a paste
3. Press this paste on a sieve an extract the juice
4. Drink this juice on an empty stomach every morning
Natural home remedy using cinnamon powder:
1. Boil 1 L of water
2. Let it simmer for 20 min on low flame
3. While simmering, add 3 tsp of cinnamon powder
4. Strain the mixture
5. Drink entire amount of this water everyday
Natural home remedy using fenugreek seeds:
1. Take 4 tbsp of fenugreek seeds
2. Soak them in 250 ml water overnight
3. Crush them in the morning
4. Strain the mixture and collect the water
5. Drink it everyday for 2 months
• Eat 8-10 black berries daily
• Lower the consumption of sugar in your diet. Avoid sugary foods like sweets and cakes